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ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODIES BY CF AND ID

Mnemonic

ASPER PRO

Specimen Collection Requirements

Collect

Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube

Handling

Separate serum from cells ASAP. Parallel testing is preferred. Convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Please mark specimens plainly as Acute or Convalescent.

Preferred Volume

1.0 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Transport

Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria

Severely lipemic or contaminated specimens

Stability

FROM COLLECTION TO INITIATION OF TESTING, AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles

Testing Information

Performed

Sun - Fri

Reported

4-6 days

Method

Complement Fixation/Immunodiffusion

Referral Lab

ARUP (0050101)

Reference Values

Reference Values

Interpretation provided.

Comments

Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.

CPT Codes

86606 Aspergillus Ab (CF); 86606 Aspergillus Ab (ID)

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2019 12:50:24 PM


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