ADENOSINE DEAMINASE, CSF

Specimen Required
Collect CSF and send 0.3 mL fluid (0.1 mL minimum) frozen in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Rejection Criteria
Whole blood, Bronchioalveolar lavage

Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 1 month

Reference Range
0.0-1.5 U/L

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeADACS
CPT-4 Code (s)
84311
LOINC Codes
35703-8

Warde
Medical
Laboratory