HISTOPLASMA ANTIBODIES, CF

Test Documentation
Components
Histoplasma Mycelial Antibodies and Histoplasma Yeast 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 day; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Histoplasma Mycelia: < 1:8 No antibody detected
Histoplasma Yeast: < 1:8 No antibody detected

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time3-5 days
Test CodeHISCF
CPT-4 Code (s)
86698 x 2
LOINC Codes
Histoplasma Mycelia   20573-2  
Histoplasma Yeast   20574-0  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory