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Histoplasma Ag Quantitative EIA, BAL

Components

Name Method Department Units
Histoplasma Quant Ag, BAL Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Send Out ng/mL

Specimen Requirements

BAL

Container Type Container Size Specimen Volume
Preferred

Sterile container

N/A 3 mL
Stability

Room temperature - 2 week(s)
Refrigerated - 2 week(s)
Frozen - Indefinite month(s)

Specimen Preparation

  • Transport to laboratory as soon as possible

Reasons for Rejection

  • Specimens in media or preservatives
  • Wrong type of specimen

Comments

Not the same as Histoplasma titer. For Histoplasma titer see Fungal Antibody Panel.

CPT Code

  • 87385