Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Farmerís Lung IgG Antibodies, Serum

Test Name: Farmerís Lung IgG Antibodies, Serum
Alternate Name(s): Allergic Alveolitis
Allergic Lung Serology
Farmer's Lung
Farmers Lung
Farmerís Lung Precipitins
Micropolyspora faeni
M. faeni
Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
T. vulgaris
Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
Laboratory: Core
Specimen Type: Adult:
5 mL Gold top Vacutainer tube

Pediatric:
2-10 years: 3 mL Red top Vacutainer tube
Collection Information: Minimum volume of serum required is 1 mL.

To order Allergic Lung Serology please order both Farmer's Lung IgG Antibodies AND Aspergillus fumigatus IgG Antibodies (separate orderable).
Requisition: GENERAL LABORATORY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Referred out Monday-Thursday
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
10 days
Stat
N/A
 
Reference Range: M. faeni IgG antibodies: <5.2 mg/L
T. vulgaris IgG antibodies: <21.5 mg/L
Effective Date: 2019-07-03
Revised Date: 2019-10-21
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Please note new method and reference intervals as of October 21, 2019.
Special Processing:  
Comments:  
Method of Analysis: Fluorescent enzyme immunoassay
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship and serum frozen.
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAFL
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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