What are the benefits of RBC AChE testing for the diagnosis of organophosphate (OP) toxicity?

Updated: Sep 22, 2018
  • Author: Kenneth D Katz, MD, FAAEM, ABMT; Chief Editor: Sage W Wiener, MD  more...
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Answer

RBC cholinesterase is the more accurate of the two measurements, but plasma cholinesterase is easier to assay and is more readily available.


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