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39481: Cholinesterase, Serum, Plasma, Rbc Print View
Cholinesterase RBC S  9572 - 15031  IU/L 
Cholinesterase Plasma KS  Male: 3334 - 7031
Female: 2504 - 6297 
IU/L 
Cholinesterase, Serum S  Male: 3342 - 7586
Female: 2673 - 6592 
IU/L 

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 5 (4) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
2 Plasma EDTA 1 (0.5) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
3 Serum 1 (0.5) mL   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

True Cholinesterase (RBC and plasma) activity is decreased in individuals with exposure to organophosphorous insecticides. True Cholinesterase, found in erythrocytes and nerve tissue, is responsible for inactivating acetylcholinesterase at nerve endings. With decreased enzyme activity, patients may display a range of nervous system dysfunction. Analysis of RBC and serum or plasma activity is useful in monitoring exposure and recovery.

5 mL refrigerated uncentrifuged whole blood (4 mL minimum) and
1 mL refrigerated plasma (0.5 mL minimum) drawn in lavender-top
(EDTA) tubes. And, 1 mL refrigerated serum (0.5 mL minimum).
Transfer plasma and serum to plastic transport tubes and send
refrigerated with whole blood.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Codes
82480x2,82482

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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