ADENOSINE DEAMINASE (DEFICIENCY), RBC - (B)
Test Code: MIS8
Test is used for the investigation of SCIDS.
For investigation of ADA or PNP deficiency only.
See separate listing for investigation of Hemolytic anemia due to excess ADA.
Whole Blood: 4.0 mL
Interpretation to accompany test result.
By Prior Arrangement Only
Send specimen to Health Sciences Centre Laboratory MS551 for referral to Alberta Children’s Hospital, Biochemical Genetics Laboratory.
Call ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab (403-955-7379) to make arrangements prior to shipment.
Ship whole blood overnight on ice to ACH Biochemical Genetics Lab. Pack with care to prevent breakage and freezing.
Overnight shipping for arrival on Monday-Friday.
If patient has received RBC transfusion within 2 months, write "TRANSFUSED" on the request for testing.