97140:BLASTOMYCES TOTAL ANTIBODIES,

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97140:BLASTOMYCES TOTAL ANTIBODIES,
Alias Names: Blastomy
Methodology: Complement Fixation (CF)
Edit Date: 8/10/2010
Performed: Daily
Released: 24-72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab
CPT Code: 86612-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum into a plastic vial. Refrigerate.
Stability: 7 days ambient, 14 days refrigerated, or 2 months frozen.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 300 µL serum
Transport: Refrigerated.
Comments: Establish the diagnosis of infection due to Blastomyces dermatitidis.

Reference Range:
< 1:8