Adenosine Deaminase, CSF (INACTIVE as of 11/16/20: Refer to 3002982 in the November Hotline)
Evaluate tuberculous meningitis.
Sun, Tue, Thu
Collect specimens in leak-proof container.
Centrifuge specimen at room temperature. Transfer 0.3 mL fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze. (Min: 0.1 mL)
Frozen. Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.
Whole blood. Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens. Turbid specimens.
Indicate source on requisition.
Ambient: 2 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. 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.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|2006099||Adenosine Deaminase, CSF||35703-8|