Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation/Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Serum separator tube.
Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 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)
|0050174||Histoplasma spp. Antibodies by Immunodiffusion||None detected.|
|Histoplasma Yeast, CF||Less than 1:8|
|Histoplasma Mycelia, CF||Less than 1:8|
Refer to individual components.
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Negative fungal serology does not rule out the possibility of current infection.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050174||Histoplasma spp. Abs, Precipitin||5218-3|
|0050330||Histoplasma Mycelia, CF||20573-2|
|0050335||Histoplasma Yeast, CF||20574-0|
- Histoplasma CF & ID
- Histoplasma Mycelia Ab
- Histoplasma Precipitin
- Histoplasma spp Ab
- Histoplasma Yeast Ab
- Histoplasmosis Antibody