Allergen: Fungi and Molds, Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG

Abbrev Code:AFAIGG   
Order Code:LAB8078Order Name:Aspergillus Fumigatus Antibody, IgG
Synonyms:Aspergillus Specific IgG
Methodology:ImmunoCAP fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
CPT Codes: 86606 x1
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 1-8 days.

For tests developed and validated by ARUP (previously referred to as Compliance Statement B, C or D). 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

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.6 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Contaminated, hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection and aliquot 0.5 mL, plus 0.2mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:After separation from cells, 48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; and 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:3000876


Reference Range:
0.00-90.0 mcg/mL Negative - No significant level of A. fumigatus IgG antibody detected.
90.01-99.99 mcg/mL Equivocal - Questionable presence of A. fumigatus IgG antibody.
100.00 mcg/mL or greater Positive - A. fumigatus IgG antibody detected. A positive result satisfies a single criterion in the determination of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).
Use:Aspergillus fumigatus-specific IgG is one component of testing recommended to establish the diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA); it is not appropriate for diagnosing invasive aspergillosis.

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