ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODIES, IMMUNODIFFUSION, SERUM

Components
Includes: Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus niger

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.2 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Plain red-top

Rejection Criteria
Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, CSF, pleural fluid

Methodology
Immunodiffusion

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-7 days
Test CodeASPID
CPT-4 Code (s)
86606 x 3
LOINC Codes
Niger   10894-4  
Flavus   23820-4  
Fumigatus   23821-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory