Adenosine, Deaminase, Blood

Test Code

Quest Code

CPT Codes
84311 <br /> **This test is not available for New York patient testing**

Preferred Specimen

4 mL whole blood collected in a ACD-B (yellow-top) tube

Minimum Volume
1 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
EDTA (lavender-top) tube

Do not use containers that have citrate or oxalate as anticoagulant

Transport Temperature
Refrigerated (cold packs)

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 5 days
Refrigerated: 20 days

Colorimetric (C) • Kinetic

FDA Status
This test was performed using a kit that has not been approved or cleared by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule

Reference Range
0.3-1.4 IU/g Hb

Clinical Significance
An elevated level of Adenosine Deaminase (AD) in human serum, plasma or select body fluids is used as a surrogate marker for inflammation or infectious disease.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Chantilly
14225 Newbrook Dr.
Chantilly, VA 20153-0841

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.