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Aspergillus galactomannan antigen, BAL

Lab Section: 

Sendout Reference

 

Lab Location: 

Sendout

Reference Lab: 

ARUP

 

Test ID: 

LAB7905

 

Synonyms: 

Platelia Aspergillus, BAL

Methodology: 

Semi-quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay

Schedule: 

Sun-Sat

Reported: 

5 days

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 5.0 mL Bronchoscopy washings (BAL)
Pediatric volume: 3 mL.
Lower respiratory material by bronchoscopy (BAL ,brushings, and washings).
Handling: Collect in sterile container.
Unacceptable conditions: Sputum. Specimens in media or preservatives. Grossly bloody specimens. Samples not collected in a sterile container.
Stability: Ambient: Unacceptable; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: 1 week

 

 

 

Reference Interval: 

See patient report or consult reference lab website.

 http://ltd.aruplab.com/Tests/Pub/2003150

CPT Code(s): 

87305

Last Changed: 

9/1/2017 4:49:53

Last Reviewed: 

9/1/2017 4:49:59