|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.