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Fungal Antibodies by CF, Serum
0050605
Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended. Refer to individual fungus-related tests appropriate to patient exposure.

Mnemonic
FUNG PKG
Methodology
Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation
Performed
Sun-Fri
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
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: 0.35 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Contaminated or severely lipemic specimens.  
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
0050100Aspergillus Antibody by CFLess than 1:8
0050130Blastomyces Antibody by CFLess than 1:8
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CFLess than 1:2
 Histoplasma Yeast, CFLess than 1:8
 Histoplasma Mycelia, CFLess than 1:8


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 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0050100Aspergillus Antibody by CF5053-4
0050130Blastomyces Antibody by CF5057-5
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CF33380-7
0050330Histoplasma Mycelia, CF20573-2
0050335Histoplasma Yeast, CF20574-0
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Aliases
  • Aspergillus Antibody by CF
  • Blastomyces Antibody by CF
  • Coccidioides Antibody by CF
  • Histoplasma Mycelia, CF
  • Histoplasma Yeast, CF