Adenosine Deaminase, CSF - Cancel and reorder as ARMISC


Sunquest Code:ADMCSF  
Epic Code:LAB6694Epic Name:Adenosine Deaminase, CSF
Order Instructions:Cancel and reorder as ARMISC
Synonyms:ADA
Methodology:Spectrophotometry
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Special Instructions:Indicate specimen source on requisition.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:CSF
Optimal Volume:0.5 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.2 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Turbid specimens. Specimens other than CSF.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.2 mL minimum into an ARUP standard transport tube and freeze.
Shipping Instructions:Ship on dry ice. Specimen must remain frozen until received by testing laboratory.
Stability:24 hours room temperature; 1 week refrigerated; 1 month frozen
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3002982


Interpretive

Reference Range:0 - 9 U/L
Use:ADA activity may be increased in fluid from sites with tuberculosis lesions.


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