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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: 4511
Special Notes: The Preferred Sample Type for this assay is Red Blood Cells (#4509). This test can also be performed on Skin Fibroblast Culture (#4510). 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 White Blood Cells: 8-20 nmoles/min/mg protein
Sample & Shipping Information
Test Requisition: Biochemical
Specimen Type: White Blood Cells (WBC)
Requirements: Draw blood in an ACD (yellow-top) tube(s) and send 7-10 cc (Adults/Children) and 3-5 cc (Infant<2yrs)
Shipping Conditions: Ship at room temperature in an insulated container by overnight courier to arrive within 36 hours of collection. Do not heat or freeze.

Turn Around Time: 14 days
Billing Information
List Price: *For Insurance or Institutional Prices, please call.
CPT Codes: 82489 x 1, 82658 x 1, 84155 x 1


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