Blastomyces antigen

Alphabetical Test listing

Blastomyces antigen-13658

  
Blastomyces antigen
  
13658
  
LAB13658
  
BLASTOAG
  
Blastomyces Ag Quantitative EIA
  

The MVista® blastomyces quantitative antigen test aids in the diagnosis of blastomycosis

  
Urine
  
  
2.0 mL
  
1.5 mL
  

Transfer 2.0mL of urine to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

  
  
Serum
EDTA plasma
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), CSF, or other sterile body fluid
  
  

Gold - Spin

Red/lavender - Spin and separate

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

Sterile container

  

Ambient (preferred) - 2 weeks

Refrigerated - 2 weeks

Frozen - Indefinitely

  
  • Specimen too viscous to pipette
  • Tissue, sputum, bronchial brushings, stool, FNA, biopsy, tracheal or bone marrow aspirate stored in transport media, fixative
  • isolator tube
  
MiraVista Diagnostics (316) via LabCorp (914280): R-LC
  
Mo - Fr
  
3 - 7 days
  

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

None detected

  

Monitoring of the blastomycosis helps determine when treatment can be stopped and to diagnose relapse

  
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