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Histoplasma Antigen Detection EIA, Urine (INACTIVE as of 01/06/14. Refer to 2009418)
2006110
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
HISTO AG U
Methodology
Qualitative 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
Random urine. 
Specimen Preparation
Transfer 2 mL urine to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Refrigerated. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Specimens other than urine. Urine in boric acid. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles) 
Reference Interval
Negative - Less than 2.0 EIA Units

Positive -  greater than or equal to 2.0 EIA Units
Interpretive Data
This EIA test should be used in conjunction with other diagnostic procedures, including microbiological culture, histological examination of biopsy samples, and/or radiographic evidence, to aid in the diagnosis of histoplasmosis. The magnitude of the measured result above the cutoff is not indicative of the total amount of antigen present.

Note
CPT Code(s)
87385
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
2006111Histoplasma Galactomannan Ag Interp, Urn44524-7
2006112Histoplasma Galactomannan Ag Quant, Urn48952-6
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Aliases
  • histoplasma antigen, urine
  • urinary histoplasma antigen detection