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pawsPathologyManual: Adenosine Deaminase, Fluid

Lonic Code

 

Test Name

Adenosine Deaminase, Fluid

Synonyms

ADA Body Fluid, Adenosine Deaminase Fluid

Test Consists

 

Specimen Requirements

0.3 mL pleural exudate or transudate, or peritoneal exudate or transudate

Volume and Container

Sterile container

Storage and Transport

Fluid supernatant stored frozen until ready for transport to University of Minnesota Physicians Outreach Laboratory via Mayo Medical Laboratory Rochester

Critical Values

 

Causes for Rejection

Specimens other than pleural exudate or transudate, or peritoneal exudate or transudate, hemolysis, warm or cold fluids

Turn Around Time

5-10 business days from time of collection

Availability

Monday-Friday from 8 am- 5 pm, except observed holidays

CPT / HCPCS Code

84311

Medicare Fee

 

Comments

 

Row Stamp

38,839,284

Last Updated

 

Volume

 

Minimum Volume

 

Indications

 

Professional Fee

 

Tech Charge

 

Total Fee

 

Special Instructions

 

Lab

University of Minnesota Physicians Outreach Laboratory

Schedule

Test performed 3-5 times per week at University of Minnesota Physicians Outreach Laboratory

Request Form

 

Methodology

Ultraviolet Spectrophotometry

Patient Prep

 

Post Processing

 

Collection Guidelines

Indicate specimen source, centrifuge specimen, collect supernatant and freeze

Reference Range

See reference lab report

Limitations and Contraindications

Performance characteristics for specimen types other than pleural or peritoneal are unknown. Reference ranges have not been established

Interpretation

 

Additional Information

 

CPOE Test Name

Ref Misc Referral Lab Test, type ADA BF in Test Name REF

Status

1

AUDIT_DEL

 

Attachments

Created at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir
Last modified at 9/8/2014 5:57 PM by Bradshaw, Keir