Aspergillus Antibody, Immunodiffusion (ASPID)

Test Code

Quest Code

Alias/See Also

CPT Codes
86606 (x3)

Aspergillus flavus, Aspergillus fumigatus, Aspergillus niger

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum in gold top tube

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Other Acceptable Specimens
Plain red top tube

Transport Container
Transport tube

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Gross hemolysis • Grossly lipemic • CSF • Pleural fluid

Immunodiffusion (ID)

Setup Schedule
Tuesday, thursday, saturday

Report Available
6 days

Reference Range
Aspergillus flavus Not detected
Aspergillus fumigatus Not detected
Aspergillus niger Not detected

Clinical Significance
Type of antibody is precipitin.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-Chantilly VA
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20151-2228

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