Adenosine Deaminase
Label Mnemonic: ADAPERIT
Epic code: LAB7648
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor/Provider Orders - Pathology Core and Specialty Care Nursery
Commercial Mail-out Laboratory
5231 RCP
Peritoneal Fluid
Specimen Instructions:
Specimen must remain frozen until received in reference laboratory. Indicate source on requisition.
Collection Medium:
Miscellaneous container; contact laboratory
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:
0.0-7.3 U/L
Quantitative Spectrophotometry
CPT Code: