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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