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Laboratory Medicine

Test catalogue

Aspergillus fumigatus IgG Antibodies ( Aspergillus precipitans)

Test Name

Aspergillus fumigatus IgG Antibodies ( Aspergillus precipitans)

Gold Tube Specimen Type / Requirements

Container Type = 1 Gold Top (SST)

Minimum Volume = 2 ml serum

Tube must fill to at least ½ or greater of its vacuum capacity

Specimen Handling

Collection Instructions:

Serum collected with or without gel separator. Write your initials, date and time of collection on the collection label.

Laboratory Staff Instructions: Separate from cells within 2 hours of collection. Allergic Lung Serology include both Aspergillus Fumigatus IgG Antibodies AND Farmer's Lung Precipitins.

Rejection Criteria: Grossly hemolyzed or lipemic samples not accepted. Unlabeled or samples of non sufficient quantity will be rejected.

Stability: Stable at room temperature for 8 hours, refrigerated for 7 Days and frozen at -20°C or colder for 21days. Thaw samples only once.

Transportation: Send sample to core lab as soon as possible.

Required Documentation

Turnaround Time (TAT)

10 Days

Test Utilization

Reference Value

< 40 mg/L

Test Code

AFIGG

Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Testing Location

Referred Out – ON, Canada (ROICL02)

Other Information

Last Updated: June 06, 2019