Test Details

Mnemonic

ADAPF

Ordering Code

3619500

CPT-4 Code(s)

84311

Specimen Information

Collect

Pleural fluid

Specimen Preparation

Send 0.5 mL fluid in a screw capped plastic vial.

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport Temperature

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Whole blood, bronchoalveolar lavage, turbid specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 24 hours
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology

Quantitative Spectrophotometry
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Reference Range

0.0 - 30.0 U/L
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York DOH approved.
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