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Histoplasma antibodies

Lab Section:  Sendout Reference  
Lab Location:  Sendout
Reference Lab: ARUP 
Test ID: LAB795 
Synonyms: Anti-Histoplasma Antibody
Methodology: Qualitative Immunodiffusion
Schedule: Sunday-Friday
Reported: 5 days
Specimen Requirements:  Collection: 3.0 mL Blood in a SST.
Pediatric volume: 1 mL.
Transport: Refrigerated..
Unacceptable conditions: Body fluids.
Stability: After separation from cells: Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Notes: 

Clinical Indications: Evaluating persons with symptoms of respiratory disease, as an aid in the presumptive laboratory diagnosis of Histoplasma infection.

Reference Interval:  See patient report or consult reference laboratory website.
CPT Code(s): 86698
Last Changed: 11/09/2016 14:11:24
Last Reviewed: 12/22/2016 01:40:56