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Paracoccidioides Serology

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code MOLT (Order in Apex as 'Miscellaneous Outside Lab Test' using the complete test name above)
Performed by Quest
Sendout? Yes
Method Immunodiffusion
Container type Gold top
Amount to Collect 3 mL blood
Sample type Serum
Preferred volume 1.5 mL serum
Min. Volume 1 mL serum
Processing notes Sent to Quest Valenica via Quest SJC. Use Quest Valenica (Specialty) test code S42790.
Normal range Negative
Stability Refrigerated 3 days, frozen 1 week
Turn around times 5-7 days
Additional information For diagnosis of infection due to Paracoccidioides brasiliensis. Cross-reactions at low titer may occur with other fungal infections. A rise in titer is significant, the titer correlating with the severity of disease.
CPT coding 86671-90
Last Updated 2/20/2014 3:12:37 PM
Entry Number 705
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