Histoplasma Antigen Quantitative by EIA, Serum - LG5420


Sunquest Code:ARMISC  
Epic Code:LAB4909Epic Name:Send Outs Misc Test
Methodology:Enzyme immunoassay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-4 days.
Compliance:

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.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:4 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:2.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Specimens other than serum. Room temperature specimens.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot 2 mL, 1 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:2 weeks refrigerated; 1 month frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:92522


Interpretive

Reference Range:
 
Less than 0.19 ng/mL Not detected
0.19-60.0 ng/mL Detected
Greater than 60.0 ng/mL Detected (above the limit of quantification)
The quantitative range of this assay is 0.19-60.0 ng/mL. Antigen concentrations greater than 60.0 ng/mL fall outside the linear range of the assay, and cannot be accurately quantified.


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