Adenosine Deaminase
Label Mnemonic: ADAPLEURA
Epic Lab Code: LAB7649
Downtime Form: A-1a Miscellaneous Request
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
356-8593
Specimen(s):
Pleural Fluid
Specimen Instructions:
Specimen must remain frozen until received in reference laboratory. Indicate source on requisition.
Collection Medium:
Miscellaneous container; contact laboratory
Minimum:
Preferred minimum: 0.3 mL body fluid
Absolute minimum: 0.1 mL body fluid
Rejection Criteria:
Whole blood. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens. Turbid specimens.
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection. Critical frozen.
Turn Around Time:
1-4 days upon receipt at reference laboratory.
Reference Range:
0.0 - 9.4 U/L
Methodology:
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
CPT Code:
84311