BLASTOMYCES TOTAL ANTIBODIES

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.3 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Complement Fixation

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 2 months

Reference Range
<1:8

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeBMACF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86612
LOINC Codes
blastomyces Total Antibodies   5057-5  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory