cholinesterase test

cholinesterase test

a blood test done to identify patients with pseudocholinesterase deficiency before anesthesia or to identify patients who may have been exposed to organophosphate poisoning.
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The diagnosis can also be suspected in antenatal period if ultrasonography is normal in presence of the raised a-fetoprotein level in amniotic fluid and maternal blood or a positive acetyl - cholinesterase test.
Evaluation of a clinic-based cholinesterase test kit for the Washington State Cholinesterase Monitoring Program.
In California, agricultural workers who apply organophosphates on 7 days in any 30-day period are required to have plasma and RBC cholinesterase tests before commencing exposure and periodically thereafter [8]: Similar testing of workers handling organophosphate-containing flea-control products may be prudent; substitution of safer, less toxic pesticides also should be considered.