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Blastomyces dermatitidis Antigen Quantitative by EIA
2002926
Ordering Recommendation

Diagnose and monitor B. dermatitidis. For urine specimens, refer to Blastomyes Antigen Quantitative by EIA, Urine (3001798).

Mnemonic
BLAST DERM
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Plain Red, Serum Separator Tube (SST), Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA), Green (Sodium or Lithium Heparin), Light Blue (Sodium Citrate), CSF, or BAL. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL serum or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1.2 mL)
Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.8 mL)
Transfer 1 mL BAL to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Urine 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely 
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data


Note
For urine specimens refer to Blastomyces Antigen Quantitative by EIA, Urine (ARUP test code 3001798).
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Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2002927Blastomyces dermatitidis Antigen, EIA6313-1
2014217Blastomyces dermatitidis Ag - Source
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Aliases

Performed at Mira Vista Diagnostic