Item Value
Test name Galactomannan Antigen
Available Stat? No
Turn around times Set up 6x per week. Turnaround 3-5 days
Performed by Viracor
Normal range
Negative <0.5 Index
Positive ≥0.5 Index
Container type
Blood Gold top (Must be separate tube)
BAL Capped Plastic tube
CSF CSF tube or sterile collection tube (By approval only)
Amount to Collect
Blood 3 mL
BAL 3 mL
CSF 2 mL
Collection Instructions To avoid environmental contamination cap tube immediately after collection and do not re-open. Bring samples to lab for processing asap
Sample type Serum, Bronchalveolar lavage (BAL)

CSF by approval only, call x31268

Sputum samples are not acceptable.

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