What is the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test?
The Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) helps to regulate blood pressure. It converts angiotensin I (an inactive protein) to angiotensin II, which can cause the arteries to contract, making them temporarily narrower and increasing the pressure of the blood flowing through them.
When is the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test recommended?
It is recommended:
If you have any symptoms suggestive of sarcoidosis, like chronic cough or shortness of breath, watery eyes, joint pains, or granulomas.
If you have already been diagnosed with sarcoidosis, this test may be ordered routinely to monitor the disease's activity.
What does it measure?
The Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test:
Analyzes how much angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) is present in your blood. The ACE is an enzyme that converts angiotensin I into angiotensin II. Angiotensin II helps to increase blood pressure by helping the small blood vessels in the body tighten or narrow.
To diagnose and monitor sarcoidosis. It is often recommended as a part of an investigation into the cause of a group of troubling chronic symptoms that are possibly due to sarcoidosis.
The blood level of Angiotensin-Converting Enzyme (ACE) tends to rise and fall with disease activity. If the ACE is initially increased in someone with sarcoidosis, the ACE test can be used to monitor the course of the disease and the effectiveness of corticosteroid treatment.
How long will the reports take?
You will get the reports within 15 hours after the collection of the blood sample.
What is the cost of the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test in Bangalore?
The cost of the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test in Bangalore is Rs.1020.
How often should I get tested for the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test?
The Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test is prescribed by your doctor after completing the assessment of your condition.
What are the normal values for the Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test?
Less than 40 nmol/mL/min
What is the type of sample required?
This test requires a blood sample.
What time should I get the test done?
This test can be taken at any time during the day.
Is fasting required for an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test?
Fasting is not required for this test.
Any other precautions to be taken before getting myself tested for an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test?
There are no specific precautions for this test.
How can I book an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test in Bangalore?
Log into www.orangehealth. in and submit your details. Our highly trained, professional, and vaccinated eMedics will be at your doorstep within 60 minutes or at the time slot booked by you.
Why should I book an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) test with Orange Health in Bangalore?
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