Aldolase
Fasting Required: No

Lab: Quest Diagnostics

Specimen: Blood

Results: 5-7 business days
Note: Result turnaround times are an estimate and are not guaranteed. Our reference lab may need additional time due to weather, holidays, confirmation/repeat testing, or equipment maintenance.

Description: An enzyme that helps convert glucose into energy, it is found throughout the body but is primarily found in high levels in muscle tissue. It is elevated in the bloodstream when a patient has muscle or liver damage or disease. This test aids in the diagnosis of primary disease of skeletal muscle myocardial infarction and viral hepatitis.