ASPERGILLUS GALACTOMANNAN ANTIGEN By EIA, BRONCHOSCOPY

Mnemonic

MISC

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Lower respiratory material by bronchoscopy: brushings, BAL secretions or washings

Handling

Transport in sterile container.

Preferred Volume

2.0 mL bronchoscopy specimen

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Transport

Frozen

Rejection Criteria

Sputum, grossly bloody specimens, any preservative or transport media

Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week

Testing Information

Performed

7 days/week

Reported

2-4 days

Method

Semi-quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Referral Lab

ARUP (2003150)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

CPT Codes

87305

Last Updated: Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:41:58 AM