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Adenosine Deaminase, Pericardial Fluid

Order Name Adeno D Pericard
Test Number: 6904899
Revision Date 11/17/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
Adenosine Deaminase, Pericardial Fluid
Quantitative Spectrophotometry 49760-2 
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred 0.5 mL (0.2 mL) Pericardial Fluid Sterile Screwtop Container Frozen
Instructions Collect Pericardial Fluid, centrifuge specimen at room temperature. Transfer 0.5mL(0.1) fluid to a Standard Transport Tube and freeze.
Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.
Unacceptable Conditions: Whole blood or Bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL) specimens. Turbid specimens.
Indicate source on requisition.
Stability: Ambient 24 hours; Refrigerated 7 days; Frozen 30 days.
Testing Schedule Sun, Tue, Thu 
Expected TAT 1-4 days  
Notes Reference Lab: ARUP
Test Code: 2009357
Click Here to view information on the ARUP website.
CPT Code(s) 84311
Lab Section Reference Lab