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Hypersensitivity pneumonitis FEIA panel 1

Lab Section:  Sendout  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Viracor IBT 
Test ID: LAB6867 
Methodology: Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Schedule: Monday-Friday
Reported: 30 minutes for STAT orders; 1 hour for Routine orders
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: No minimum volume indicated. Collect Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 2 .
Unacceptable conditions: Grossly hemolyzed specimens
Stability: After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 4 weeks; Frozen: 1 year


Clinical Indications: Hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) or extrinsic allergic alveolitis is a diffuse inflammation of the peripheral airways of the lung caused by repeated inhalation of a variety of organic dust allergens.

This panel includes: Aspergillus fumigatus IgG , Micropolyspora faeni IgG and Thermoactinomyces vulgaris IgG. See Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis FEIA Panel 2 if more allergens are suspected.

CPT Code(s): 86001
Last Changed: 10/09/2013 15:54:21