Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis Panel

Abbrev Code:ABPAPL   
Order Code:LAB6762Order Name:Bronchopulm Aspergillosis Allergic Panel
Synonyms:ABPA Panel
Methodology:ImmunoCAP, fluorescent enzyme immunoassay/immunodiffusion
CPT Codes: 86606 x2, 82785 x1, 86003 x1
Test Includes:Immunoglobulin E; Allergen, Fungi/Mold, A. fumigatus IgE; A fumigatus #1 AB, Precipitin; A. fumigatus #6 AB, Precipitin
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported within 3-7 days.

Collection Instructions

Optimal Volume:4.6 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:1.2 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel)
Alternate Containers: Red (no gel)
Causes for Rejection:Plasma. Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Centrifuge and aliquot 2.3 mL, 0.5 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 1 year frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:2004243


Reference Range:
 Immunoglobulin E
Age Reference Interval
0-5 mo 13 kU/L or less
6-12 mo 34 kU/L or less
1-2 y 97 kU/L or less
3 y 199 kU/L or less
4-6 y 307 kU/L or less
7-8 y 403 kU/L or less
9-12 y 696 kU/L or less
13-15 y 629 kU/L or less
16-17 y 537 kU/L or less
18 y and older 214 kU/L or less
  A. fumigatus #1 Ab, Precipitin: None Detected

A. fumigatus #6 Ab, Precipitin: None Detected

Effective 2/18/14:
Allergen, Fungi and Molds, Aspergillus fumigatus
Reporting Range (reported in kU/L) Probability of IgE Mediated Clinical Reaction Class Scoring
Less than 0.10 No significant level detected 0
0.10-0.34 Clinical relevance undetermined 0/1
0.35-0.70 Low 1
0.71-3.50 Moderate 2
3.51-17.50 High 3
17.51-50.00 Very High 4
50.01-100.00 Very High 5
Greater than 100.00 Very High 6

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