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Test Code BLABM Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

BLAST

EPIC Test ID

LAB4424

 

Useful For

Detection of antibodies in patients having blastomycosis

Reporting Name

Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: 

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Reference Values

Negative

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday, Sunday; 9 a.m.

Analytic Time

1 day

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

86612

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BLAST Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S 7816-2

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
BLAST Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S 7816-2

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
SBL Blastomyces Ab, Immunodiffusion, S Yes No

Testing Algorithm

If result is equivocal or positive, SBL / Blastomyces Antibody by Immunodiffusion, Serum will be ordered at an additional charge.