Laboratory Test Information Guide

Details for Histoplasma antigen

Test Name: Histoplasma antigen
Alternate Name(s):  
Laboratory: Microbiology
Specimen Type: Urine
Collection Information: A minimum volume of 0.5 mL is required.
Requisition: MICROBIOLOGY REQUISITION
Test Schedule: Daily, once received by referral laboratory
Turnaround time from when specimen
is received in testing laboratory:
 
Routine
 
Stat
 
 
Reference Range:  
Effective Date: 2019-11-05
Revised Date:  
Critical Value:  
Interpretive Comments: Positive Below the Limit of Quantification:
Results above the cutoff for positivity, but below 0.4 ng/mL fall outside the linear range of the assay. These results are positive, but not accurately quantifiable.

Positive: 0.4-19.0 ng/mL

Positive Above the Limit of Quantification:
Results greater than 19.0 ng/mL fall outside the linear range of the assay. These results are positive, but not accurately quantifiable.
Special Processing: Routine
Comments: Testing restricted to Infectious Diseases (ID) service following a Microbiologist consultation.
Method of Analysis: Quantitative enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Critical Information Required:  
Storage & Shipment: Refrigerate (store), Room temperature (ship)
System Codes: 
Cerner
HISTOAG - Restricted to ID
 
Referred To: MiraVista Laboratories, Indianapolis, USA

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