Fungal Immunodiffusion Panel

Last Modified: 3/25/2019 4:10:45 PM


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

4.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

 

Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.9 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 1 week Ambient
1 week Refrigerated (Preferred)
1 month Frozen
Reference Range: Aspergillus Antibody: Negative
Candida sp. Antibodies, ID: Negative
Fungal Antibody Screen CF: 
  Histoplasma, Blastomyces: < 1:8
  Coccidioides: < 1:2

Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments: Comparison of Acute and convalescent titers is of greates diagnostic value
Methodology: Immunodiffusion / Complement Fixation
Clinical Significance:  
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 4 to 7 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest - Chantilly
PHL Test Code: FIMMP
EPIC Test Code: LAB2656
Send Out Test Code: 14452; 7132; 3412; 1692
Included Tests: Aspergillus Antibody [Aspergillus flavus; Aspergillus fumigtus; Aspergillus Niger]; Candida sp. Antibodies, ID; Fungal Antibody Screen CF; Histoplasma CF Abs (Mycelia Abs & Yeast Abs)
CPT Coding: 86606 x 3, 86612, 86628, 86635, 86698 x 2

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