Histoplasma quantitative Ag, BAL/CSF

Alphabetical Test listing

Histoplasma quantitative Ag, BAL/CSF-994

  
Histoplasma quantitative Ag, BAL/CSF
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  

The MVista® histoplasma quantitative antigen test aids the diagnosis of histoplasmosis. Monitoring the histoplasmosis helps determine when treatment can be stopped and to diagnose relapse

  
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
  

Sterile vial/container

  
1.0 mL
  
0.5 mL
  

Sterile vial/container

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  
1.0 mL (minimum 0.8 mL)
  

Refrigerated (preferred) – 14 days

Ambient – 14 days

Frozen - Indefinitely

  
  • Specimen too viscous to pipette
  • Tissue, sputum, bronchial brushings, stool, FNA, biopsy, tracheal or bone marrow aspirate
  • Stored in transport media, fixative or isolator tubes
  
MiraVista Diagnostics (6M#310) via LabCorp (831063): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
4 - 5 days
  

Quantitative Sandwich Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

None detected

Positive: 0.4-19.0 ng/mL

  
87385
  
02/18/2021
  
02/19/2021