PCHES - Overview: Pseudocholinesterase, Total, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: PCHES    
Pseudocholinesterase, Total, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Monitoring exposure to organophosphorus insecticides


Monitoring patients with liver disease, particularly those undergoing liver transplantation


Identifying patients who are homozygous or heterozygous for an atypical gene and have low levels of pseudocholinesterase

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Photometric, Acetylthiocholine Substrate

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Pseudocholinesterase, Total, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cholinesterase (Pseudo), Total
Serum Cholinesterase (Pseudochol)