Laboratory: Clinical Biochemistry
Test Name:
Test Code: MIS8
Clinical Information:
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.
Collection Devices:
Specimen Required:
Whole Blood: 4.0 mL
Reference Values:
Interpretation to accompany test result.
By Prior Arrangement Only
See Also:
More Information:
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.