Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
Test Name : Adenosine Deaminase, Pleural Fluid Order Code : 12721R
Note: This is a Sendout/Referred Test and is only offered to registered patients of SHC or LPCH.
Specimen Type: Pleural Fluid
Container Type: Leak-proof container
Required Volume: 0.3 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.1 mL
Methodology: Quantitative Spectrophotometry
Standard Run Times: Mon, Wed, Fri
Turnaround Time: 3-6 days
Special Handling: Collect specimen in a leak-proof container. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature. Transfer 0.3 mL fluid to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube and freeze (minimum 0.1 mL). Store and transport FROZEN. Specimen must remain frozen until received in lab.
CPT Codes: 84311
SHC EPIC Code: LAB12721R
Causes For Rejection: Unacceptable: whole blood, Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) specimens, turbid specimens.
Department: Sendouts
Sendout Lab: ARUP Laboratories
Sendout Lab Test Code: 2006096