Ordering Recommendation

Evaluate patients suspected of having hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by exposure to Aspergillus fumigatus, Aurebasidium pullulans, Micropolyspora faeni, Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, or pigeon serum.

Mnemonic
HYPER PRO
Methodology

Qualitative Immunodiffusion

Performed

Sun-Sat

Reported

3-5 days

New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
Collect

Serum separator tube.

Specimen Preparation

Separate serum from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 1 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.15 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Plasma.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Reference Interval
Test Number
Components
Reference Interval
  A. fumigatus #1 Ab, Precipitin None detected
  A. fumigatus #6 Ab, Precipitin None detected
  A. pullulans Ab, Precipitin None detected
  Pigeon Serum Ab, Precipitin None detected
  M. faeni Ab, Precipitin None detected
  T. vulgaris #1 Ab, Precipitin None detected

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

FDA

Note

Testing includes antibodies directed at Aspergillus fumigatus #1, Aspergillus fumigatus #6, Aureobasidium pullulans, Pigeon Serum, Micropolyspora faeni and Thermoactinomyces vulgaris #1.

Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86331 x4; 86606 x2

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
0055066 A. fumigatus #1 Ab, Precipitin 6808-0
0055067 A. fumigatus #6 Ab, Precipitin 6809-8
0055068 A. pullulans Ab, Precipitin 6810-6
0055069 Pigeon Serum Ab, Precipitin 6733-0
0055071 M. faeni Ab, Precipitin 6818-9
0055072 T. vulgaris #1 Ab, Precipitin 35317-7
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Aliases
  • A fumigatus
  • A pullulan
  • Allergic Lung Serology
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Farmer's Lung Antibody
  • M. faeni
  • Micropolyspora faeni
  • Pigeon serum
  • T. vulgaris
  • Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis I