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Histoplasma Antibodies by CF & ID
0050627
Ordering Recommendation

Aid in the diagnosis of histoplasmosis. Recommend testing in conjunction with Histoplasma Antigen by EIA, Serum (0092522) and Histoplasma Galactomannan Antigen Quantitative by EIA, Urine (2009418).

Mnemonic
HISTO PAN
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation/Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Performed
Sun-Fri
Reported
2-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Serum separator tube. 
Specimen Preparation
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent." 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or severely lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
 
Stability
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
0050174Histoplasma spp. Antibodies by ImmunodiffusionNone detected.
 Histoplasma Yeast, CFLess than 1:8
 Histoplasma Mycelia, CFLess than 1:8


Interpretive Data
Refer to individual components.

Note
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050174Histoplasma spp. Abs, Precipitin27266-6
0050330Histoplasma Mycelia, CF20573-2
0050335Histoplasma Yeast, CF20574-0
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Aliases
  • Histoplasma CF & ID
  • Histoplasma Mycelia Ab
  • Histoplasma Precipitin
  • Histoplasma spp Ab
  • Histoplasma Yeast Ab
  • Histoplasmosis Antibody