Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Farmer's Lung Precipitins

Test Name: Farmer's Lung Precipitins
Alternate Name(s): Allergic Alveolitis
Allergic Lung Serology
Farmer's Lung
Farmers Lung
Micropolyspora faeni
M. faeni
Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
T. vulgaris
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: Includes Micropolyspora faeni 3 and Thermoactinomyces Vulgaris 1 and 2

To order Allergic Lung Serology please order both Farmer's Lung Precipitins AND Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG antibodies (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
25 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: Micropolyspora faeni 3 PPT: Negative
T. vulgaris 1 PPT: Negative
T. vulgaris 2 PPT: Negative
Effective Date: 2019-07-03
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments:  
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Ouchterlony Double Diffusion
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and send cold.
Stability: refrigerated for 7 days
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAFL
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories Inc.

Questions? Comments? Contact Laura Gopaul