Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for A. Pullulans,Serum

Test Name: A. Pullulans,Serum
Alternate Name(s): Aureobasidium pullulans
Precipitins to Aureobasidium pullulans
Allergic Alveolitis
A. pullulans, IgG antibodies to
Laboratory: Clinical Immunology
Specimen Type: 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 yrs: Red 0.5pk.
2-10 yrs: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: Collect blood aseptically in a Vacutainer tube.

Minimum volume of serum required for testing is 0.2 mL.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Batch analysis
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Negative
Effective Date: 2010-01-11
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: IgG precipitins to Aureobasidium pullulans are associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis. A. pullulans is found in outside in damp soil, vegetation etc and indoors in damp areas such as window frames, bathrooms, kitchens, basements, humidifiers etc.
Special Processing:  
Comments: IgG precipitins to Aureobasidium pullulans is part of the group test ALLERGIC ALVEOLITIS.
Method of Analysis: Double diffusion
Critical Information Required: Specify “IgG antibodies to” or “Precipitins to” or “Allergic Alveolitis” when ordering.
Storage & Shipment: 2 – 8oC for up to 7 days. For longer intervals, store at –20oC.

Shipping:
Transit time < 6 hr – ambient temperature.
Transit time < 24 hours - keep chilled with ice packs.
Transit time > 24 hours - ship frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAG
 
Referred To:  

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