Ace Level (Angiotension Converting-Enzyme)

What is Ace Level Test?

Ace refers to Angiotensin Converting-enzyme. It can be also named as Serum Angiotensin converting enzyme (SACE). This test quantifies the level of the ACE in the blood.

Ace level is inflated in the people, who have the problem of Sarcoidosis. It causes unusual knots, known as granulomas. These are made up of the immune cells which are being called form in different parts of the body. Most commonly, this problem happens in the lungs and these knots can create health problems.

These knots can even form in other cases, so one must consider other tests too with the proper guidance from the doctor.

Is it critical to form ace in the body?

No it is not critical even it is a normal thing to have some ace in the body. There are several medicines which can help in controlling the blood pressure. These medications are known as the Ace inhibitors.

Symptoms for Considering Ace Test:

  • Headache
  • Fever
  • Chest pain
  • Dry mouth
  • Extremely Tired often
  • Eyesight issues
  • Painful or Inelastic joints
  • Cough, Wheezing

Other tests with Ace Test:

  • Chest Ex-ray
  • CT Scan
  • Biopsy of tissue samples
  • Sample fluid test from lungs

Process of the Ace level test?

This requires the blood sample from the vein in the arm of an individual, who is going through this test.

How to prepare yourself for this test?

There is no need for preparation at all for this test. Ensure yourself that you have told your doctor the medicines, you are consuming right now. Also mention any illegal drugs, which are being consumed by you at the current time.