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83121M
FUNGAL ANTIBODY SURVEY, SERUM

Test Code 83121M 
Test FUNGAL ANTIBODY SURVEY, SERUM 
Methodology -Complement Fixation (CF) Using Coccidioidin: IgG/Immunodiffusion: IgG and IgM
-Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
-Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
-Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion
-Latex Agglutination 
Description Includes blastomyces, coccidioides, histoplasma antibodies, and cryptococcus antigen. If Histoplasma Antibody screen result is equivocal or positive, Histoplasma Antibody complement fixation/immunodiffusion testing will be performed at an additional charge. If Cryptococcus Antigen result is equivocal or positive by EIA, latex agglutination testing will be performed at an additional charge. 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s). Spin down and send 3.0 mL (minimum volume 2.7 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly. 
Reference Values Blastomyces ANTIBODY BY EIA
Negative

Coccidioides ANTIBODY
Complement fixation: negative
If positive, results are titered.
Immunodiffusion: negative
Results are reported as positive, negative, or equivocal.

Cryptococcus ANTIGEN SCREEN
Negative
If positive, results are titered under the reflex test.

Histoplasma ANTIBODY SCREEN
Negative 

Analytic Time 3 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86403  Cryptococcus antigen (if indicated)
86612  Blastomyces antibody
86635 x 3  Coccidioides, antibody
86698  Histoplasma antibody
86698 x 3  Histoplasma antibody (if indicated)
87327  Cryptococcus antigen