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Test Code 6960 A-N-Acetate Esterase

Specimen Containers and Fixatives

Lavender Top Tube (EDTA) or Green Top Tube (heparin)

Specimen Required

NorthShore Lab Services: submit 1.0 mL refrigerated blood or 6 (3 min) bone marrow slides.
Hospital setting: submit 1.0 mL blood.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed


Monday – Friday, 48 hours

Reference Values

See written Pathology report.

Method Name

Microscopic exam

CPT Code Information