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Aspergillus fumigatus Ab, IgG

Mnemonic:    [Asp fum IgG]
Name:    Aspergillus fumigatus Ab, IgG
Specimen:    1 mL serum from a Red SST or Red top tube. Separate serum from cells ASAP. Unacceptable Conditions:
Contaminated, lipemic, or turbid specimens.
Minimum Spec:    0.1 mL
Transport Temp:    Refrigerated
Spec Stability:    Stable up to 2 weeks refrigerated.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP ..97771
  Method:    Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay
Note:    Ordering recommendation:
Aspergillus fumigatus-specific IgG is one component of testing recommended to establish the diagnosis of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis (ABPA); it is not appropriate for diagnosing invasive aspergillosis.