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Test ID FADCF Adenosine Deaminase in CSF

Specimen Required

Collect CSF in a leak-proof container. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature and send 0.5 mL frozen.

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase in CSF

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  7 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reference Values

0-9 U/L

Performing Laboratory

ARUP Laboratories

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FADCF Adenosine Deaminase in CSF 35703-8


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z5892 Adenosine Deaminase, CSF 35703-8

NY State Approved


Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

1 to 8 days