Test Overview
Test Methodology

Kinetic Spectrophotometry

Test Usage

Evaluation of hemolytic anemia of obscure cause. Evaluation of severe combined immunodeficiency syndrome.

Reference Range *

400 - 900 mU/g hemoglobin

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Should not be used as a primary screening test unless there is documented family history.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday
Analytic Time

3 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
FADBC
MiChart Code
FADBC
Synonyms
  • Adenosine Deaminiase, Blood
  • Adenosine Deaminase, Erythrocytes
  • ADA
  • ADENOSINE DEAMINASE, BLOOD
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FADBC (ARUP)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a EDTA lavender or green top tube. Send 4.0 mL of intact whole blood. Refrigerate. Do not transfer blood to other containers.

Normal Volume
4 mL EDTA or heparin whole blood
Minimum Volume
1 mL EDTA or heparin whole blood
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by ARUP Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
84311
Fee Code
AA697
LOINC
1722-8
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