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Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase

Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Acetylcholinesterase (AChE), erythrocyte cholinesterase, true cholinesterase.

Common Use:
To assess for pesticide toxicity and screen for cholinesterase deficiency, which may contribute to unrecoverable apnea after surgical induction with succinylcholine.

Specimen:
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.

Normal Findings:
(Method: Enzymatic)

TestConventional Units
RBC cholinesterase9,500–15,000 units/L

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425379/all/Red_Blood_Cell_Cholinesterase.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425379/all/Red_Blood_Cell_Cholinesterase. Accessed April 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425379/all/Red_Blood_Cell_Cholinesterase
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425379/all/Red_Blood_Cell_Cholinesterase.
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