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Fungal Antibodies with Reflex to Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by Immunodiffusion (Temporary Referral as of 03/08/18)
3000235
Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended. Refer to individual fungal antibody tests, as relevant to patient exposure(s).

Mnemonic
FUNG R SER
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation/Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
2-6 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 (SST). 
Specimen Preparation
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.4 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or severely lipemic specimens. 
Remarks
Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent. 
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
0050100Aspergillus Antibody by CFLess than 1:8
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CF (Temporary Referral as of 03/08/18)Less than 1:2
0050625Histoplasma Antibodies by CF
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
 Histoplasma Mycelia, CFRefer to report
 Histoplasma Yeast, CFRefer to report

3000236Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by EIA with Reflex to Immunodiffusion, Serum
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
3000235Fungal Antibodies with Reflex to Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by Immunodiffusion0.9 IV or less: Negative
1.0-1.4 IV: Equivocal
1.5 IV or greater: Positive
0050172Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by ImmunodiffusionNone Detected

0050172Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by ImmunodiffusionNone detected.

Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection. If Blastomyces antibodies are equivocal or positive by EIA then Blastomyces Immunodiffusion will be added. Additional charges apply.
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
86606; 86612; 86635; 86698 x2; if reflexed, add 86612
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050100Aspergillus Antibody by CF5053-4
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CF33380-7
0050330Histoplasma Mycelia, CF20573-2
0050335Histoplasma Yeast, CF20574-0
3000237Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, SER16471-5
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Aliases
  • Aspergillus Antibody by CF
  • Blastomyces Antibody by EIA
  • Coccidioides Antibody by CF
  • Histoplasma Mycelia, CF
  • Histoplasma Yeast, CF