Use to evaluate liver function in conjunction with alanine aminotransferase (ALT) or gamma-glutamyl transferase (GGT). May also be useful to evaluate tuberculosis pleuritis or extrapulmonary tuberculosis.
Sun, Tue, Thu
Plain red, SST, or Green Heparin Plasma (Lithium or Sodium)
Allow serum tube to clot completely at room temperature. Separate serum or plasma from cells within 4 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)
Frozen. Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.
EDTA, citrate or oxalate.
Indicate source on requisition.
Ambient: 24 hours; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 month
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3002977||Adenosine Deaminase, Serum/Plasma||47826-3|