Fungal Antibodies by Immunodiffusion
0050164
Ordering Recommendation
 
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.
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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 NameLOINC
0050171Aspergillus spp. Abs, Precipitin5052-6
0050172Blastomyces dermatitidis Abs, Precipitin5058-3
0050174Histoplasma spp. Abs, Precipitin27266-6
0050183Coccidioides immitis Abs, Precipitin31153-0
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Aliases
  • Aspergillus spp. Abs
  • Precipitin
  • Precipitin Blastomyces dermatitidis Abs
  • Precipitin Coccidioides immitis Abs
  • Precipitin Histoplasma spp. Abs