Test directory: Aspergillus Ag, EIA, BAL

Ordering Code4163
Test NameAspergillus Ag, EIA, BAL
AliasAspergillus Antigen, EIA, BAL
Preferred SpecimenBronchoalveolar Lavage (BAL)
Preferred ContainerSterile tube or sterile container
Optimum Volume2 mL
Handling InstructionsIf specimen needs to be shared, coordinate sharing of specimens with other test(s) requirements. This specimen is only stable for 24 hours refrigerated if container was opened. Otherwise, freeze specimen that was already shared.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Refrigerated
Airline: Frozen
Specimen StabilityAmbient: Not Stable
Refrigerated: 5 Days if unopened; 24 Hours if previously opened
Frozen <= -20 Degrees C: 5 Months
Rejection CriteriaSpecimens other than BAL, samples received at room temperature or beyond stability
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 7 Days
Reference Lab Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Aspergillus Ag, EIA, BALALLSee report.
Index ValueALLSee report.