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Blastomyces antibodies

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: Quest 
Test ID: LAB786 
Methodology: Immunodiffusion (ID)
Schedule: Set up: Tues-Sat a.m
Reported: 7 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 5.0 mL Blood in a Gold Top Tube.
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Stability: Room temperature: 7 days Refrigerated: 14 days Frozen: 30 days

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Blastomycosis, caused by the fungus Blastomyces Dermatitidis, occurs most commonly in men ages 20-69 years. Infection may be transient or lead to chronic, progressive pulmonary disease.

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CPT Code(s): 86612
Last Changed: 10/06/2016 05:44:11
Last Reviewed: 12/21/2016 05:00:28