HYPERSENSITIVITY PNEUMONITIS EXTENDED PANEL (FARMER'S LUNG PANEL)

Test Documentation
Components
Aspergillus Fumigatus #1, Aspergillus Fumigatus #6, Aureobasidium pullulans, Pigeon Serum Micropolyspora faeni, Thermoactinomyces vulgaris #1, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus #2, Aspergillus Fumigatus #3, Saccharomonospora viridis, Thermoactinomyces candidus, Thermoactinomyces sacchari, Phoma betae IgE, Beef IgE, Pork IgE, and Epidermals and Animal Proteins, Feather Mix IgE.

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 CodeFARML
CPT-4 Code (s)
86003 x 3 IgE specific allergens
86005 Allergy mix
86331 x 7 Gel Diffusion Qualitative
86606 x 5 Aspergillus
LOINC Codes
Aspergillus fumigatus #1 antibody   6808-0  
Aspergillus fumigatus #6   6809-8  
Aureobasidium pulllulans   6810-6  
Pigeon Serum   6733-0  
Micropolyspora faeni   6818-9  
Thermoactinomyces vulgaris #1   6821-3  
Aspergillus flavus   23820-4  
Aspergillus fumigatus #2   29334-0  
Aspergillus fumigatus #3   15151-4  
Saccharomonospora viridis   22572-2  
Thermoactinomyces candidus   21560-8  
Thermoactinomyces sacchari   21561-6  
Phoma betae IgE   6216-6  
Beef IgE   6039-2  
Pork IgE   6219-0  
Feather Mix IgE   31161-3  

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Medical
Laboratory