FUNGUS ANTIBODIES BY ID

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate from cells within 2 hours of collection and send 1.0 mL serum (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Body fluid

Methodology
Immunodiffusion

Stability
Room Temperature: 2 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
None detected.

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeFAPIA
CPT-4 Code (s)
86606, 86612, 86635, 86698
LOINC Codes
Coccidiodes   31153-0  
Aspergillus   5052-6  
Histoplasma   27266-6  
Blastomyces   5058-3  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory