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Adenosine Deaminase Enzyme Analysis
Test Information: This test provides enzymatic analysis of Adenosine Deaminase for Confirmation of Clinical Diagnosis.

Adenosine Deaminase is deficient in Adenosine Deaminase Deficiency, severe combined immune deficiency.
Test Details
Test Code: 4510
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is Red Blood Cells (#4509). This test can also be performed on White Blood Cells (#4511). If the patient has been transfused, we recommend performing this assay on White Blood Cells (#4511).

Results from this test are not useful for Carrier Testing. Please note, carriers may have Adenosine Deaminase levels in the normal range.
Technical Information
Methodology: Radiometric
Gene Name: ADA
Protein Name: Adenosine deaminase
Test Type: Enzyme Analysis
References Values or Ranges: Normal Range for Skin Fibroblasts: 17-45 nmoles/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: Skin Fibroblast Culture
Requirements: Send two T25 flasks at approximately 70-80% confluency.
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 21 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82489 x 1, 82658 x 1, 84157 x 1, 88233 x 2, 88240 x 1


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