CHED - Overview: Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine Inhibition, Serum

Test Catalog

Test Name

Test ID: CHED    
Pseudocholinesterase, Dibucaine Inhibition, Serum

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

Identifying patients who are homozygous for the atypical gene, and have low levels of pseudocholinesterase (PCHE) which are not inhibited by dibucaine


Identifying patients who are heterozygous for the atypical gene, have lower than normal levels of PCHE and varying levels of inhibition with dibucaine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

Includes pseudocholinesterase, total.

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

Photometric, Acetylthiocholine Substrate with Dibucaine Addition

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


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

Pseudocholinesterase Dibuc Inhib, S

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

Dibucaine Inhibition
Serum Cholinesterase
Serum Pseudocholinesterase