ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODIES BY CF AND ID
Specimen Collection Requirements
Serum, one 4 mL gold (SST) top tube
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.
Severely lipemic or contaminated specimens
FROM COLLECTION TO INITIATION OF TESTING, AFTER SEPARATION FROM CELLS: Ambient: 2 days; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year, avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.
86606 Aspergillus Ab (CF); 86606 Aspergillus Ab (ID)
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