Adenosine deaminase, pericardial fluid

Alphabetical Test listing

Adenosine deaminase, pericardial fluid-994

  
Adenosine deaminase, pericardial fluid
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

Evaluate tuberculous pericarditis

  
Pericardial fluid
  

Sterile vial/container

  
0.3 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  1. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature
  2. Transfer fluid to a Screw-cap polypropylene frozen transport vial/tube - 4mL (LabCorp)
  3. Freeze
  

Frozen (preferred) - 30 days

Refrigerated - 7 days

Ambient - 2 hours

  

Turbid specimens

  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (2009357) via LabCorp (817490): R-NX
  
Daily
  
8 - 14 days
Results requiring the completion of FISH testing may exceed the standard TAT
  

Quantitative spectrophotometry

  

0 - 11.3 U/L

  
84311
  
Result 49760-2
  
05/22/2019
  
05/22/2019
  
05/13/2020