Ordering Recommendation

Use to evaluate patients suspected of having hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by exposure to Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aureobasidium pullulans, Micropolyspora faeni, Saccharomonospora viridis, Thermoactinomyces candidus, or pigeon serum.

New York DOH Approval Status

This test is New York state approved.

Specimen Required

Patient Preparation

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


Unacceptable Conditions



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


Qualitative Immunodiffusion




3-7 days

Reference Interval

Test Number
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
  A. flavus Ab, Precipitin None detected
  A. fumigatus #2 Ab, Precipitin None detected
  A. fumigatus #3 Ab, Precipitin None detected
  S. viridis Ab, Precipitin None detected
  T. candidus Ab, Precipitin None detected

Interpretive Data

Compliance Category



Testing includes antibodies directed at Aspergillus fumigatus #1, Aspergillus fumigatus #6, Aureobasidium pullulans, Pigeon Serum, Micropolyspora faeni, Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus #2, Aspergillus fumigatus #3, Saccharomonospora viridis, and Thermoactinomyces candidus.

Hotline History


CPT Codes

86331 x5; 86606 x5


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
0055220 A. flavus Ab, Precipitin 23820-4
0055221 A. fumigatus #2 Ab, Precipitin 30036-8
0055222 A. fumigatus #3 Ab, Precipitin 15151-4
0055223 S. viridis Ab, Precipitin 15209-0
0055224 T. candidus Ab, Precipitin 21560-8
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  • A fumigatus
  • A pullulan
  • allergic lung serology
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • farmer's lung antibody
  • M. faeni
  • Micropolyspora faeni
  • Pigeon serum
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Panel