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Fungal Antibodies by CF, CSF
0050750
Ordering Recommendation

Not recommended. For suspicion of coccidioidal meningitis, refer to Coccidioides antibodies panel for CSF (0050710).

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.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 Antibody, CSF (CF)<1:2
 Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF< 1:2
 Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF< 1:2
 Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)< 1:2
 Histoplasma Y, CSF (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 NameLOINC
0050711Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF13917-0
0050751Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)23953-3
0050752Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF23976-4
0050753Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)27220-3
0050754Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)27209-6
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Aliases
  • Aspergillus Antibody, CSF (CF)
  • Blastomyces Antibody by CF, CSF
  • Coccidioides Ab by CF, CSF
  • Histoplasma M, CSF (CF)
  • Histoplasma Y, CSF (CF)