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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
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
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 SeparatelyComponentsReference Interval
NoAspergillus Galactomannan Antigen, BAL by EIANegative
NoAspergillus Galactomannan IndexBy 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 NameLOINC
0060273Aspergillus Galactomannan Index35383-9
2003151Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen, BAL
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Aliases
  • Aspergillosis
  • Bronch aspergillus galactomannan
  • Galactomannan
  • Platelia Aspergillus
  • Platelia Aspergillus Ag