Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation/Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens. Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
Contaminated or severely lipemic specimens.
After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
Refer to individual components.
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050100||Aspergillus Antibody by CF||5053-4|
|0050171||Aspergillus spp. Abs, Precipitin||5052-6|
- Aspergillus Precipitins