Fungal Antibodies by CF, CSF
0050750
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
FUNG CSF
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
CSF.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.35 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Grossly bloody or hemolyzed specimens.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)  
Reference Interval
Test Number Components Reference Interval
Aspergillus Antibodies, CSF by CF <1:2
Blastomyces Antibody by CF < 1:2
Coccidioides Antibody by CF < 1:2
Histoplasma Mycelia by CF < 1:2
Histoplasma Yeast by CF < 1:2
Interpretive Data
Test performed on cerebrospinal fluid specimen. The clinical significance and criteria for the interpretation of these results have only been established for the Coccidioides Antibody test and not for the remainder of this panel.
Note
CPT Code(s)
86606; 86612; 86635; 86698 x2
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0050711Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF
0050751Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)
0050752Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF
0050753Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)
0050754Histoplasma Y, CSF (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, CSF (CF)
  • Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF
  • Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF
  • Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)
  • Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)