Adenosine deaminase, pleural fluid

Alphabetical Test listing

Adenosine deaminase, pleural fluid-994

  
Adenosine deaminase, pleural fluid
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
ADA
ADA pleura
  

Evaluate tuberculous pleuritis

  
Pleural fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
0.5 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  1. Transfer 0.5 mL of fluid to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  2. Freeze.
  

Frozen (preferred) - 1 month

Specimen must remain frozen until received at the testing laboratory

Refrigerated -1 week

Ambient - 24 hours

  
  • Turbid specimens
  • Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens
  • Whole blood specimens
  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (3002978) via LabCorp (830893): R-NX
  
Su, Tu, Th
  
2 - 5 days
  

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

  

0 - 30 U/L

  
84311
  
05/22/2019
  
11/23/2020
  
11/24/2020