ASPERGILLUS ANTIGEN, EIA, BAL

Specimen Required
Bronchoscopy (BAL, fluid or washings)

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
Aspergillus galactomannan antigen, BAL   Not available  
Aspergillus Galctomannan Index   44357-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory