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Test Code HSTCRM Histoplasma Antibody, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID

SHSTO

EPIC Test ID

LAB2534

 

Reporting Name

Histoplasma Ab, S

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of active histoplasmosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

Mycelial by CF: negative (positives reported as titer)

Yeast by CF: negative (positives reported as titer)

Antibody by immunodiffusion: negative (positives reported as band present)

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9:30 a.m.

Test Classification

This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86698 x 3

LOINC Code Information

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
15121 Histoplasma Mycelial 20573-2
15122 Histoplasma Yeast 20574-0
15123 Histoplasma Immunodiffusion 5218-3

Analytic Time

2 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK;Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK;Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion