Test Details

Mnemonic

HPIDA

Ordering Code

3683110

CPT-4 Code(s)

86698 x 3

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)

Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells within 2 hours and send 1.0 mL serum in a screw capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Grossly lipemic specimens, contaminated specimens

Stability

Room temperature: 2 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year

Methodology

Complement Fixation/Immunodiffusion
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Reference Range

Histoplasma Antibodies by ID: None Detected
Histoplasma Antibodies by Complement Fixation:
Histoplasma mycelia: <1_8 No antibody
Histoplasma yeast: <1_8 No antibody detected
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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