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Test ID FADPF Adenosine Deaminase, Pleural Fluid

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Pleural Fluid

Sources: Pleural Fluid

Container/Tube: Standard Transport Tube

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Collection Instructions: Collect Pleural fluid in a leak proof container; centrifuge specimen at room temperature, transfer 0.5 mL to standard tube and freeze. Ship frozen.


Note: Specimen must remain frozen until received at performing lab.

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrometry

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase Pleural Fld

Specimen Type

Pleural Fluid

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Pleural Fluid Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0 - 30 U/L

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FADPF Adenosine Deaminase Pleural Fld 35704-6


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z5889 Adenosine Deaminase Pleural Fld 35704-6

Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

1 to 8 days