87301:PNEUMONITIS HYPERSENSITIVITY PANEL

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87301:PNEUMONITIS HYPERSENSITIVITY PANEL
Methodology: Fluoroenzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Edit Date: 8/30/2005
Components: Aspergillus fumigatus / Thermoactinomyces vulgaris / Micropolyspora faeni
Performed: Varies
Released: 72 hours after setup at PeaceHealth Laboratories’ reference lab.
CPT Code: 86606-90, 86671-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: One 7.5 mL serum separator tube (SST).
Handling: Allow to clot, centrifuge and separate serum from cells and pour into a screw-cap sterile vial. Maintain sterility. Refrigerate.
Standard Volume: 1 mL serum.
Minimum Volume: 200 uL serum.
Transport: Refrgerated.
Rejection Criteria: Specimen other than serum; hemolysis; lipemia.

IgG antibodies to A. fumigatus ≤ 110 mg/L normal
IgG antibodies to T. vulgaris ≤ 60 mg/L normal
IgG antibodies to M. faeni ≤ 25 mg/L normal