Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen by EIA, Bronchoscopy
2003150
Ordering Recommendation
 
Mnemonic
ASPERAGB
Methodology
Semi-quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
1-2 days  
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
  
Collect
Lower respiratory material by bronchoscopy (BAL ,brushings, and washings).  
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL bronchoscopy specimen to a sterile ARUP Standard Transport Tube (ARUP Supply #43115). Available online through eSupply using ARUP Connect™ or contact Client Services at (800) 522-2787. (Min: 0.6 mL)  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Frozen.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Sputum. Specimens in media or preservatives. Grossly bloody specimens.  
Remarks
  
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week  
Reference Interval
 
 
Available Separately Components Reference Interval
No Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen, BAL by EIA Negative
No Aspergillus Galactomannan Index By report
Interpretive Data
A BAL galactomannan index of greater than or equal to 0.5 is considered positive. This result should be interpreted in the context of patient history, clinical signs/symptoms, and other routine diagnostic tests (e.g., culture, histologic examination of biopsy material, and radiographic imaging).  
Note
For serum specimens, refer to Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen by EIA, Serum (0060068).
CPT Code(s)
87305
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0060273Aspergillus Galactomannan Index
2003151Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen, BAL
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Aliases
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bronch aspergillus galactomannan
  • Galactomannan
  • Platelia Aspergillus
  • Platelia Aspergillus Ag