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ADA - Adenosine Deaminase

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The ADA Test, also known as the Adenosine Deaminase Test, is performed to determine the level of Adenosine Deaminase in one's pleural fluid. Adenosine Deaminase is an enzyme found in our bodies whose primary job is to aid in purine metabolism.

It aids in the breakdown of adenosine from meals and hence aids in nucleic acid turnover in many bodily tissues. The Adenosine Deaminase test keeps the immune system healthy in people. It is also involved in minor activities like gestation, amino acid release, neurotransmission, and epithelial cell differentiation.

Why done? 

Doctors commonly use the Adenosine Deaminase Test (ADA) to diagnose or rule out Mycobacterium tuberculosis in patients such as Pregnant people, Hospital social workers, People with a weak immune system.

Procedure for ADA Test

The Adenosine Deaminase (ADA) test collects pleural fluid. A healthcare professional collects pleural fluid using thoracentesis, which removes excess fluid from the pleural cavity to diagnose an abnormality.

How does one prepare for the test

No special preparation is required. However, it is vital that the patient informs the Technicians of any existing drugs and sensitivities. Pre-test activities may be recommended based on the information presented.

Required Documents for ADA Test

  • Doctor prescription.

After Care

After the test, there is no need for further medical attention. 

Cost of ADA test cost in Delhi

The ADA test price varies form INR 500 to INR 2750 by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety. 

Test Type ADA - Adenosine Deaminase

Adenosine Deaminase (ADA) Test (Pathology)


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Frequently Asked Questions

The Lymphocytes are that kind of the white blood cells that are present in bone marrow. The ADA (adenosine deaminase) is considered to be an enzyme that could present in the lymphocytes becoming important for an immune system to further function.

Higher the levels of the ADA are, higher would be tuberculosis pleurisy. When the ADA levels that are above value 70 U/L being a reliable for your diagnosis of tuberculosis pleurisy.

However, in the study, with the diseases other than the tuberculous pleurisy being present in the 21.8% of the patients with your ADA levels becoming ≥ 70 IU/L.

The ADA deficiency could be inherited in the autosomal recessive manner.

The fluid sample that has to be collected for the Adenosine Deaminase test or the ADA test would usually forms the pleural fluid. Pleural fluid is also collected by the healthcare using methods of the thoracentesis, with excess fluid being removed from one of the pleural space to then diagnose some of the abnormality in it.

It is seen that although the pleural fluid ADA is not considered to be a perfect discriminator, the level could be considerably elevated in the patients present with TPE. The High ADA levels could be sometimes could be observed in the pleural fluid from the patients who are suffering from the following conditions:

  • Emphysema
  • Malignancy
  • Rheumatoid Pleurisy

The Introduction of the genes that get isolated from the bone marrow cells, it produces the ADA, into cells from your patient at the early embryonic stage. It could also cure in a permanent fashion with help of the gene therapy.

The ADA is considered to be a highly specific marker of the tuberculosis pleural effusion. The ADA activity in the pleural effusion being used in differential diagnosis of the tuberculosis pleurisy and with cancerous pleurisy.

The meta-analysis has found that the ADA levels presents itself with high sensitivity (100%) and the specificity (97%) when the cutoff value of about 36–40 U/L. In case of one patient, in the patients with your liver cirrhosis, the sensitivity of the ADA measurement in the ascitic fluid with 30%, due to the poor humoral and the T cell-mediated responses.

It is seen that the standard range of Adenosine Deaminase test in both the males and the females regardless of their age is 40 units/L.

You could get yourself tested for Adenovirus Qualitative, PCR at Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Center. We would be happy to assist you in getting your sample by trained staff and technicians.

Yes, everybody is eligible for a FREE Home Sample Collection Adenovirus Qualitative, PCR from Ganesh Diagnostic and Imaging Center. Our trained phlebotomist would draw your sample from the convenience of your home. We also provide online support and would send your reports digitally on your phone through whatsapp as well.

Yes, a free doctor’s consultation is available for all individuals. Either before the test, or after the test, you can avail this facility at our center.

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