Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Aspergillus fumigatus IgG Antibodies

Test Name: Aspergillus fumigatus IgG Antibodies
Alternate Name(s): Allergic Alveolitis
Aspergillus precipitins
Allergic Lung Serology
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Serum from a 5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube or 6 mL Red top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
0-2 years: Red 0.5 mL Microtainer
2-10 years: 2 mL Red top
Collection Information: To order Allergic Lung Serology please order both Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG Antibodies AND Farmer's Lung Precipitins (separate orderable).

Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples not accepted.
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Tuesday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
15 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: <40 mg/L
Effective Date: 2010-01-11
Revised Date: 2019-07-03
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: IgG precipitins to Aspergillus fumigatus are associated with hypersensitivity pneumonitis and allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA). Patients with ABPA may also demonstrate increased total IgE and IgE antibodies specific to aspergillus fumigatus.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and send cold.
Stability:
Refrigerated: 7 Days
Frozen: 21 Days
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAAF
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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