Ordering Recommendation

Evaluate patients suspected of having hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by exposure to Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Saccharomonospora viridis, and Thermoactinomyces candidus.

Mnemonic

HYPER 2

Methodology

Qualitative Immunodiffusion

Performed

Mon-Fri

Reported

3-5 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 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. 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

FDA

Note

Testing includes antibodies directed at Aspergillus fumigatus #2, A. fumigatus #3, A. flavus, Saccharomonospora viridis, and Thermoactinomyces candidus.

Hotline History

N/A

CPT Codes

86331 x2; 86606 x3

Components

Component Test Code* Component Chart Name LOINC
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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Aliases

  • A. fumigatus 2, 3
  • Aspergillus flavus
  • Aspergillus fumigatus #2
  • Aspergillus fumigatus #3
  • S viridis
  • Saccharomonospora viridis
  • T.candidus
  • Thermoactinomyces candidus and Thermoactinomyces sacchari. A. flavus
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis 2