Red Blood Cell Cholinesterase
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Acetylcholinesterase (AChE), erythrocyte cholinesterase, true cholinesterase.
To assess for pesticide toxicity and screen for cholinesterase deficiency, which may contribute to unrecoverable apnea after surgical induction with succinylcholine.
Whole blood collected in a lavender-top (EDTA) tube.
|RBC cholinesterase||9,500–15,000 units/L|