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ASPERGILLUS ANTIBODIES (CF)

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB1782         Geisinger Epic ID: 14806

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Serum
Preferred collection container:
Specimen required:
1 mL aliquot of serum; minimum 0.5 mL
Special notes:
Pleural fluid and CSF not acceptable.
Patient preparation:
For optimal results, collect blood from fasting patients and maintain aseptically.

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Specimen processing instructions:
Allow to clot. Centrifuge 10 minutes at 3000 rpm. 
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (preferred). Refrigerated or frozen specimen also acceptable.
Specimen stability:
Room Temperature: 7 days. Refrigerated: 14 days. Frozen: 1 month (-20° C).
Rejection criteria:
Pleural fluid and CSF not acceptable.

TEST DETAILS
Reference interval:
Aspergillus fumigatus Abs ,<1:8. Comparison of acute and convalescent titers is of greatest diagnostic value.
CPT code(s):
86606
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Aspergillus fumigatus antibody
Methodology:
Complement Fixation
Synonyms:
ASPERGILLUS FUMIGATUS ANTIBODY
ASPER FUMIGATE AB CF
Quest test code 15457X, ASPAB

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