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Test ID FADBC Adenosine Deaminase, RBC

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Whole Blood

Container/Tube: Lavender top (EDTA)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Draw blood in a lavender-top (EDTA), or green-top (sodium or lithium heparin) tube(s). Send 1 mL EDTA or Sodium or Lithium heparin whole blood refrigerate.

Method Name

Kinetic Spectrophotometry

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase RBC

Specimen Type

Whole Blood EDTA

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Whole Blood EDTA Refrigerated (preferred) 15 days
  Ambient  15 days

Reference Values

400 - 900 mU/g Hb

Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

1 to 7 days

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FADBC Adenosine Deaminase RBC 47549-1


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FADBC Adenosine Deaminase RBC 47549-1