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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 in serum specimens

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

See Specimen Required.

Specimen Stability Information

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

Reference Values

MYCELIAL BY COMPLEMENT FIXATION (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; 6 a.m.

Tuesday 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

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SHSTO Histoplasma Ab, S In Process

 

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