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SBL-M
BLASTOMYCES ANTIBODY, SERUM

Test Code SBL-M 
Test BLASTOMYCES ANTIBODY, SERUM 
Methodology Complement Fixation (CF) / Immunodiffusion 
Description Useful for detection of antibodies in patients having blastomycosis 
Specimen Draw blood in a plain, red-top tube(s) or a serum gel tube(s).
Spin down and send 1.5 mL (minimum: 1.0 mL) of serum refrigerated in a screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly. 
Reference Values Complement fixation: Negative
Positives are reported in titer.
NOTE: Test is positive in <50% of proven cases.

Immunodiffusion: Negative 

Analytic Time 2 days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86612