|Mnemonic: ||[UNLIST LAB]|
|Name: ||Adenosine Deaminase, Body Fluid|
|Specimen: ||0.3 mL body fluid with the source of the sample written on the collection label.|
Centrifuge the sample at room temperature.
Acceptable sources: Body fluid, CSF, peritoneal or pleural fluid
--Turbid samples that cannot be clarified by centifugation.
--BAL (Bronchioalveolar Lavage) samples
|Minimum Spec: ||0.1 mL|
|Transport Temp: ||Refrigerated|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days refrigerated.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP |
|Reference Range: ||Reference intervals vary with the source.|
| Method: ||Spectrophotometry|
|Processing Info: ||The source must be written on the transport tube label. Have a tech verify the SR SOURCE in PathNet.|
ARUP has inactivated the orderable assay and has since rebuilt it as separate orderables based on the source of the sample:
CSF: ARUP #2006098
Peritoneal Fluid: ARUP #2006101
Pleural Fluid: ARUP #2006096
Order as Unlist Lab and send out on a manual requisition.