Recommendations when to order or not order the test. May include related or preferred tests.
Aids in the diagnosis of histoplasmosis. Recommend testing in conjunction with Histoplasma Antibodies by Complement Fixation and Immunodiffusion (0050627) and Histoplasma Galactomannan Antigen Quantitative by EIA, Urine (2009418).
Unique test identifier.
Process(es) used to perform the test.
Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Days of the week the test is performed.
Expected turnaround time for a result, beginning when ARUP has received the specimen.
New York DOH Approval Status
Indicates test has been approved by the New York State Department of Health.
This test is New York DOH approved.
Lavender (K2 or K3EDTA), green (sodium or lithium heparin), light blue (sodium citrate). Also acceptable: BAL or CSF.
Transfer 2 mL plasma to an ARUP standard transport tube. (Min: 1.2 mL) Transfer 1 mL BAL to an ARUP standard transport tube. (Min: 0.5 mL) Transfer 1 mL CSF to an ARUP standard transport tube. (Min: 0.8 mL) Test is not performed at ARUP; separate specimens must be submitted when multiple tests are ordered.
Refrigerated. Also acceptable: Room temperature or frozen.
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Other names that describe the test. Synonyms.
Histoplasma Galactomannan Antigen by EIA, Quantitative, Body Fluid