Fungal Antibodies by Immunodiffusion
0050164
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Mnemonic
FUNG PPT
Methodology
Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Performed
Sun-Fri
Reported
2-4 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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: 0.15 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Body fluid.  
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
0050171Aspergillus spp. Antibodies by Immunodiffusion None detected
0050172Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by Immunodiffusion None detected.
0050183Coccidioides immitis Antibodies by Immunodiffusion None detected.
0050174Histoplasma spp. Antibodies by Immunodiffusion None detected.
Interpretive Data
Refer to individual components.
Note
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.
CPT Code(s)
86606; 86612; 86635; 86698
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050171Aspergillus spp. Abs, Precipitin
0050172Blastomyces dermatitidis Abs, Precipitin
0050174Histoplasma spp. Abs, Precipitin
0050183Coccidioides immitis Abs, Precipitin
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Cross References
  • Aspergillus spp. Abs
  • Precipitin
  • Precipitin Blastomyces dermatitidis Abs
  • Precipitin Coccidioides immitis Abs
  • Precipitin Histoplasma spp. Abs