Blastomyces dermatitidis Antigen EIA
2002926
Ordering Recommendation
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Mnemonic
BLAST DERM
Methodology
Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Varies
Reported
3-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
Specimens from New York clients will be sent out to a New York DOH approved laboratory, if possible.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Random urine. OR plain red, serum separator tube, or green (sodium or lithium heparin). Also acceptable: CSF or BAL.  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL urine, serum, or plasma to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 1 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
EDTA plasma.  
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Indefinitely  
Reference Interval
By report
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
87449-90
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2002927Blastomyces dermatitidis Antigen
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Cross References
Performed at Mira Vista Diagnostic