Aspergillus DNA, Qualitative, Real-Time PCR CSF

Abbrev Code:XMISC   
Order Code:LAB4909Order Name:Laboratory Miscellaneous Order
Methodology:Complement fixation and immunodiffusion
CPT Codes: 87798 x3
Test Includes:Aspergillus spp, A. fumigatus and A. terrerus
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 2-5 days.

This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.3 mL
Container:Sterile tube
Causes for Rejection:Room temperature specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not centrifuge. Aliquot 1 mL, 0.3 mL minimum into a sterile aliquot tube. Store refrigerated.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:7 days refrigerated; 30 days frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (Quest Diagnostics)
Referral Lab number:18873


Reference Range:Not detected.

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