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Epic Code LAB848 Adenosine Deaminase in Peritoneal Fluid

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase Peritoneal Fld

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Peritoneal fluid (Ascites, Paracentesis)
Container/Tube: Standard transport container

Specimen volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect Peritoneal Fluid in a leak-proof container. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature, transfer 0.5 mL peritoneal fluid to plastic vial and Ship frozen. The specimen must remain frozen until received at the performing lab.

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reject Due To

Thawing** Cold OK; Warm reject
Other/Tissue/Swab Whole blood, Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens, Turbid specimen

Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Reference Values

0 - 30 U/L

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

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 U.S. 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
FADFL Adenosine Deaminase Peritoneal Fld 49759-4


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
FADFL Adenosine Deaminase Peritoneal Fld 49759-4