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Test ID FADDP Adenosine Deaminase, Pericardial Fluid

Specimen Required

Specimen Type: Pericardial Fluid

Sources: Pericardial Fluid

Container/Tube: Standard Transport Tube

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect Pericardial Fluid in a leak-proof container. Centrifuge specimen at room temperature, transfer 0.5 mL pericardial fluid to plastic vial and freeze.


Note: Specimen must remain frozen until received at performing lab.

Method Name

Quantitative Spectrophotometry

Reporting Name

Adenosine Deaminase Pericardial Fld

Specimen Type

Body Fluid

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Body Fluid Frozen (preferred) 30 days
  Refrigerated  7 days

Reference Values

0-40 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
FADDP Adenosine Deaminase Pericardial Fld 49760-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z5894 Adenosine Deaminase Pericardial Fld 49760-2

NY State Approved


Day(s) Performed

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday

Report Available

1 to 8 days