HYPERSENSITIVITY PNEUMONITIS EXTENDED PANEL (FARMER'S LUNG PANEL)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in two SST's. Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send two 2.5 mL aliquots of serum (1.0 mL minimum each tube) refrigerated in screw-capped plastic vials.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Plasma. Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic specimens

Methodology
Qualitative Immunodiffusion/Quantitative ImmunoCap® Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeHYPPN
CPT-4 Code (s)
86003 x 3, 86005 (Feather Mix), 86331 x 6, 86606 x 5 (Aspergillus)
LOINC Codes
Aspergillus fumigatus #1 ab, Precipitin   6808-0  
Aspergillus fumigatus #6 Ab, Precipitin   6809-8  
Aureobasidium pulllulans Ab, Precipitin   6810-6  
Pigeon Serum Ab, Precipitin   6733-0  
Micropolyspora faeni Ab, Precipitin   6818-9  
Thermoactinomyces vulgaris #1 Ab, Precipitin   3531797  
Aspergillus flavus Ab, Precipitin   23820-4  
Aspergillus fumigatus #2 Ab, Precipitin   30036-2  
Aspergillus fumigatus #3 Ab, Precipitin   15151-4  
Saccharomonospora viridis Ab, Precipitin   15209-0  
Thermoactinomyces candidus Ab, Precipitin   21560-8  
Allergen, Fungi/Mold, Phoma betae IgE:   6216-6  
Allegen, Food, Beef IgE:   6039-2  
Allergen, Food, Portk IgE:   6219-0  
Allergen, Animal, Feather Mix IgE:   31161-3  
Allergen, Interp, Immunocap Score IgE:   33536-4  

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