Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for M. Faeni,Serum- IgG antibodies to

Test Name: M. Faeni,Serum- IgG antibodies to
Alternate Name(s): Micropolyspora faeni
Precipitins to M. Faeni
Allergic alveolitis
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: Minimum volume of serum required 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 M. faeni are associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis such as Farmer’s Lung. Micropolyspora faeni is found in mouldy hay.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
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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