Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis II


Sunquest Code:HYPNU2  
Epic Code:LAB8136Epic Name:Hypersens Pneumonitis 2
Synonyms:Allergic Lung Serology; Farmer's Lung Panel; Pneumonitis, Hypersensitivity
Methodology:Immunodiffusion
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 3-5 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:2 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Plasma


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Centrifuge and aliquot within two hours of collection, 1 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. 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:3001560


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Aspergillus flavus Ab, Precipitin None detected
Aspergillus fumigatus #2 Ab, Precipitin None detected
Aspergillus fumigatus #3 Ab, Precipitin None detected
Saccharomonospora viridis Ab, Precipitin None detected
Thermoactinomyces candidus Ab, Precipitin None detected
   
Use:Detection of antibodies to Aspergillus flavus, A. fumigatus #2, A. fumigatus #3, Saccharomonospora viridis, and Thermoactinomyces candidus.


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