Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Blastomyces Serology

Test Name: Blastomyces Serology
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology (VH)
Specimen Type: Blood-5 mL Gold or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer
Collection Information: Collect acute and convalescent blood aseptically in Vacutainer tube.
Requisition: PUBLIC HEALTH LABORATORY TEST REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred weekdays to Public Health Laboratory.
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2010-09-13
Revised Date: 2018-06-15
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments: Clinical history is important for adequate testing.
Method of Analysis: CF Immunodiffusion
Critical Information Required: When ordering, specify Blastomyces.
Storage & Shipment: The specimen must be refrigerated.

The specimen must be received within 24 hours of collection.
System Codes: 
Cerner
FUNGSRO
 
Referred To: Public Health Laboratory

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