Fungal Antibodies by CF, Serum
0050605
 
Ordering Recommendation
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.
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 CF Less than 1:8
0050130Blastomyces Antibody by CF Less than 1:8
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CF Less than 1:2
Histoplasma Yeast Antibody by CF Less than 1:8
Histoplasma Mycelia Antibody by CF Less 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 Name
0050100Aspergillus Antibody by CF
0050130Blastomyces Antibody by CF
0050170Coccidioides Antibody by CF
0050330Histoplasma Mycelia, CF
0050335Histoplasma Yeast, CF
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, contact interface support at interface.support@aruplab.com.
Cross References
  • Aspergillus Antibody by CF
  • Blastomyces Antibody by CF
  • Coccidioides Antibody by CF
  • Histoplasma Mycelia, CF
  • Histoplasma Yeast, CF