Ordering Recommendation

Aid in diagnosing allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA). Not appropriate for diagnosing invasive aspergillosis.

Mnemonic
ASPERF IGG
Methodology

Quantitative ImmunoCAP Fluorescent Enzyme Immunoassay

Performed

Sun

Reported

1-8 days

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

Serum Separator Tube (SST).

Specimen Preparation

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 0.5 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.2 mL)

Storage/Transport Temperature

Refrigerated.

Unacceptable Conditions

Hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.

Remarks
Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Interval
0.00-90.00 mcg/mL Negative - No significant level of A. fumigatus IgG antibody detected.
90.01-99.99 mcg/mL Equivocal - Questionable presence of A. fumigatus IgG antibody.
100.00 mcg/mL or greater Positive - A. fumigatus IgG antibody detected. A positive result satisfies a single criterion in the determination of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA).

Interpretive Data



Compliance Category

Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)

Note
Hotline History
N/A
CPT Codes

86606

Components
Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
3000877 Aspergillus fumigatus Ab IgG 26954-8
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Aliases
  • A fumigatus
  • ABPA
  • Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • Aspergillosis
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG
  • IgG Antibodies
  • IgG Serum
Aspergillus fumigatus Antibody IgG