Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
CHOLINESTERASE, TOTAL - (S)
Test Code: CEPT
Clinical Information:
Test performed at:  Health Sciences Centre
 
Serum cholinesterase was formerly known as pseudocholinesterase.  Used to monitor individuals with acute exposure to insecticides.
Collection Devices:
Preferred Device:
Alternate Device:
1 - Microtainer(s) - Serum Separator (0.6mL)
Full collection
Specimen Required:


Serum: 2.0 mL
Pediatric Serum: 0.6 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
A descriptive report will be sent.
Availability:
Within 10 Days
See Also:
More Information:
Centrifuge without prolonged delay.  Serum is then stored frozen or refrigerated until analyzed.