Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
ADENOSINE DEAMINASE (EXCESS), RBC - (B)
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
For investigation of hemolytic anemia due to high ADA only.
 
See separate listing for investigation of SCID due to deficiency of ADA or PNP.
 
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Blood: 4.0 mL
Referral:
Requisition:
Reference Values:
0.3 - 1.5 IUg Hb
Availability:
By Prior Arrangement Only
See Also:
More Information:
Specimen referred to Mayo Medical Laboratories for referral to Quest Diagnostics Chantilly Laboratories for analysis (Test ID:  FADDB). Send specimen to Health Sciences Centre Laboratory MS551.
Stability:  Refrigerated (preferred) - 20 days
                Ambient - 5 days