Fungitell, serum

Centralized Core Laboratory:Chemistry

Test ID/Workstation: FUNGT MAYO

Specimen Type: Blood

Tube Type: Serum Separator Tube (SST)

Collection Volume: 3-5 mL (minimum adult-1.5 mL, infant-0.5 mL)

Cause for rejection: Gross hemolysis, gross lipemia, gross icterus, drawn in incorrect tube, drawn in glass tube.

Storage: Frozen

Availability: Sent to Reference Laboratory

Methodology: Limulus Amebocyte Lysate (LAL) Pathway

Special Instructions: Specimen must be centrifuged within 2 hours of collection. Send to Laboratory immediately. DO NOT ALIQUOT. For Outpatients, test should only be drawn in outpatient locations within the Hospital at the Akron campus. If collected at an offsite location, Call a STAT Courier

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8418

TAT: 1-6 days

CPT Code: 87449

Synonyms: Beta-D glucan

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