Pseudo-Cholinestrase

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Overview
Interpretations

Overview of Pseudo-Cholinestrase

What is Pseudo-Cholinestrase?

The Pseudocholinesterase test is performed to identify people who have an inherited deficiency of serum cholinesterase or pseudocholinesterase. It Is also performed in combination with other tests to detect a liver disorder, and to confirm poisoning by insecticides containing organophosphates.

Sample Type

The sample type collected for Pseudo-Cholinestrase is: Blood

Preparation for Pseudo-Cholinestrase

  • No special preparation required

Why Get Tested for Pseudo-Cholinestrase?

The Pseudocholinesterase test is performed when a blood relative has been previously diagnosed with pseudocholinesterase deficiency identified by a long period of apnea when a succinylcholine based anesthetic is used during surgery. It is also performed if symptoms of organic pesticide poisoning appear, and in case of liver disorder symptoms.



What Results of Pseudo-Cholinestrase mean?

Interpretations

Results are expressed in Units/Litre (U/L). The normal ranges for Pseudocholinesterase in the body are:

•    Males: 3,100-6,500 U/L

•    Females

18-49 years: 1,800-6,600 U/L

More than 50 years: 2,550-6,800 U/L




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