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Lab Test Dictionary

Adenosine Deaminase, RBC (0083001)

Methodology

Kinetic Spectrophotometry


Synonyms

ADA

Specimen Type

Whole Blood

Performing Lab

ARUP


Epic ID

LAB09240

Lab Test Days

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Standard TAT

1-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-2 mL Whole Blood

Container Type

Lavender (EDTA)

Collection Instructions

Whole blood collected in a sodium heparin (green-top) or lithium heparin (green-top) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 15 Days; Refrigerated: 15 Days (Preferred); Frozen: Unacceptable

Rejection Criteria

Hemolysis

Test Volume Required

2 mL Whole Blood

Minimum Test Volume

1 mL Whole Blood

Processing Instructions

Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier service for pick up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

84311


Revised

12-13-19

Initials

SL