ADMA/SDMA

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB3097
  • Soft Test Code:
  • ADSD
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 94153 Heartlab Code: C301
Included Tests

Asymmetric dimethylarginine; Symmetric dimethylarginine


Clinical Significance

ADMA and SDMA may be measured in individuals with multiple risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Patient Preparation

Fasting is recommended but not required


Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL  Serum from a SST Gold Top Tube 

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

1 day Ambient
7 days Refrigerated (Store & Transport)
193 days Frozen at -20° & -70°

Collection Instructions

  1. Collect and label sample according to standard protocols.
  2. Gently invert tube 5 times immediately after draw. DO NOT SHAKE.
  3. Allow blood to clot 30 minutes.
  4. Centrifuge for 10 minutes.

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

ADMA (Asymmetric dimethylarginine) <100 ng/mL
SDMA (Symmetric dimethylarginine) 73-135 ng/mL


Methodology:
  • Liquid Chromatography / Tandem Mass Spectrometry (LC-MS/MS)

Clinical Significance

ADMA and SDMA may be measured in individuals with multiple risk factors for the development of cardiovascular disease


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly
Days Performed
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

5 to 8 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

00919622


CPT Coding

82542