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: A single 1 mL aliquot is sufficient to perform this test as well as Aspergillus fumigatus, Avian, Budgie, Pigeon and Parrot IgG Antibodies tests.

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: Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Store and ship and serum frozen.

Specimen Stability:
Refrigerated: 7 days
Frozen: 3 months
System Codes: 
Cerner
AAFL
 
Referred To: In-Common Laboratories

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