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Epic Code LAB848 Adenosine Deaminase in CSF

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase in CSF

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Specimen Required

Collect CSF in a leak-proof container. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature and send 0.5 mL frozen.

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other Turbid specimens; whole blood; bronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL); Glass tubes for frozen specimens

Reference Values

0-9 U/L

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FADCF Adenosine Deaminase in CSF 35703-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z5892 Adenosine Deaminase, CSF 35703-8

Report Available

1 to 8 days

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.