ASPERGILLUS ANTIGEN, EIA, BAL

Specimen Required
Collect bronchoalveolar lavage and send 2.0 mL (0.6 mL minimum) frozen in an IATA-approved screw-capped plastic vial.

Methodology
Semi-quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Stability
Room Temperature: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 7 days; Frozen: 7 days

Reference Range
<0.50 Index - Negative

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeASAGB
CPT-4 Code (s)
87305
LOINC Codes
35383-9

Warde
Medical
Laboratory