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 Statement A: For laboratory developed tests using a manufacturer labeled ASR as the reagent providing the specificity of the assay. Analyte Specific Reagent. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, the FDA has determined that such clearance or approval is not necessary.

Note

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

Hotline History
N/A
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