HISTOPLASMA ANTIBODY, ID

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 0.5 mL serum (0.1 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Body fluids

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 CodeHISID
CPT-4 Code (s)
86698
LOINC Codes
27266-6

Warde
Medical
Laboratory