Histoplasma Antibody

Last Modified: 3/27/2019 3:43:20 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Collection Instructions: Centrifuge and separate from cells within one hour of collection
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 4 days Ambient
1 week Refrigerated (Preferred)
1 month Frozen
Reference Range:

Refer to Interpretive Results

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Clinical interpretation of complement fixation test results requires comparison of an acute serum sample to a convalescent serum sample. The convalescent serum sample should be collected 2-3 weeks later.
Methodology: Complement Fixation
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: HISTO
EPIC Test Code: IMO413
Send Out Test Code: 1692 / 938X
Alternate Test Names: Histoplasma Antibody, CF; Histoplasma Antibody, Complement Fixation
Included Tests: Histoplasma Mycelia; Histoplasma Yeast
CPT Coding: 86698 x 2

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