ADENOSINE DEAMINASE, PLEURAL FLUID

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

Rejection Criteria
Whole blood, Bronchoalveolar lavage

Methodology
Quantitative Spectrophotometry

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

Reference Range
0.0-9.4 U/L

Performed
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Turnaround Time3-6 days
Test CodeADAPF
CPT-4 Code (s)
84311
LOINC Codes
35704-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory