Test Details

Mnemonic

MVHIS

Ordering Code

3432600

CPT-4 Code(s)

87385

Specimen Information

Patient Preparation

List all antifungal agents patient is receiving.

Collect

Random urine

Specimen Preparation

Send 0.5 mL urine in a sterile screw capped plastic container.

Alternate Specimen

Serum: Collect serum in red top or serum separator tube (SST), allow 30 min to clot, centrifuge
and send 1.2 mL in a plastic screw capped vial.
Plasma: Collect plasma in Lavender EDTA, green sodium heparin or 3.2% sodium citrate light
blue top tube. Centrifuge for 15 minutes and transfer 0.8 mL plasma to a plastic screw capped
vial.
CSF, BAL, other body fluids: Send 0.5 mL in a sterile screw capped container.

Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Transport Temperature

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Tissue, sputum, bronchial brushings, stool, fine needle aspiration (FNA), biopsy, tracheal or bone marrow aspirate. Specimens too viscous to pipette, samples in transport media; fixative or isolator tube.

Stability

Room temperature: 14 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: Indefinite

Methodology

Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

See report
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Performing Laboratory

Quest SJC
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