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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Panel

Item Value
Approval req'd? Yes, contact Immunology at x3-1712
Available Stat? No
Test code HPTA
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunodiffusion
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 4 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 2 mL serum
Min. Volume 0.5 mL serum
Processing notes Refrigerate. Order Quest # 14978X.
Normal range Negative
Synonyms Thermophilic actinomyces; Aspergillus fumigatus, Micropolyspora faeni, Pigeon serum, T. candidis, T. vulgaris, S. viridis; farmers lung serology
Turn around times Test performed Tuesday-Friday. Turnaround time: 2-6 days.
Additional information Immunodiffusion panel detects primarily IgG antibodies to the antigens of Micropolyspora faeni, Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, T. candidus, Aspergillus fumigatus Saccharomonas viridis and avian (pigeon) serum.
LOINC code 35577-6
Last Updated 12/8/2011 1:34:33 PM
Entry Number 545

If you have additional questions regarding this test, please call: 415-353-1667

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