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Fungal Antibodies by CF, CSF (Temporary Referral as of 08/22/2017)
0050750
Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended. For suspicion of coccidioidal meningitis, refer to Coccidioides Antibodies Panel, CSF by CF, ID, ELISA (3000061).

Mnemonic
FUNG CSF
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation
Performed
Sun-Sat
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
CSF. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.35 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly bloody or hemolyzed specimens. 
Remarks
Other body fluids. Contaminated, hemolyzed, xanthochronic, or severely lipemic specimens. 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Effective November 13, 2017
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)Less than 1:2
 Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSFLess than 1:2
3000059Coccidioides Antibody by CF, CSFLess than 1:2
 Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)Less than 1:2
 Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)Less than 1:2


Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
CPT Code(s)
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050711Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF13917-0
0050751Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)23953-3
0050752Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF23976-4
0050753Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)27220-3
0050754Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)27209-6
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Aliases
  • Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)
  • Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF
  • Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF
  • Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)
  • Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)