Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by EIA with Reflex to Immunodiffusion, Serum BLASAB

Method(s) Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay/Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Specimen Required
Collect

One 5 mL gold (SST) top tube.

Transport

Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection.

Transfer 1 mL serum refrigerated to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.25 mL)

Remarks

Mark specimens plainly as acute or convalescent.

Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.

Stability

After separation from cells: Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Unacceptable Conditions

Contaminated, hemolyzed, or severely lipemic specimens.

Schedule Daily
Billing Code 5011809
CPTCode 86612; if reflexed, add 86612
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval
 
ComponentsReference Interval
Fungal Antibodies with Reflex to Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by Immunodiffusion0.9 IV or less: Negative
1.0-1.4 IV: Equivocal
1.5 IV or greater: Positive
Blastomyces dermatitdis Antibodies by ImmunodiffusionNone Detected
No Appointment Necessary
Show All Locations >
12 Patient Service Centers in Central New York.

Test Directory

A B C D E F
G H I J K L
M N O P Q R
S T U V W X
Y Z # List >