Fungal Antibodies by ID


Sunquest Code:FUNGID  
Epic Code:LAB6480Epic Name:Fungal Aby by ID
Methodology:Immunodiffusion
Test Includes:Aspergillus spp, Blastomyces dermatitidis, Histoplasma spp, Coccidioides
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-6 days.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Body fluid


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Within 2 hours of collection, centrifuge and aliquot 1 mL, 0.4 mL. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells: 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:50164


Interpretive

Reference Range:Not detected.


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