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Test Code MASPGM Aspergillus Galactomannan, Misc Fluid

Clinical System Name

Aspergillus Galactomannan, Misc Fluid

Synonyms

Galactomannan (Aspergillus), CSF

Sample Requirements

Specimen: Cerebral Spinal Fluid, Pleural Fluid, or Other Body Fluid

Container(s): Sterile Screw- Capped Container

Preferred Vol: 2.0 mL

Minimum Vol: 1.0 mL

 

Note: Must maintain sterility.

 

Processing Instructions

Reject due to

Spin: N

Aliquot:N

Temp: - 20 C

Storage location: Specimen must remain sterile. Do not remove cap to transfer specimen unnecessarily. If specimen must be split, CPA should split aliquots using Micros hood. Affix large label to sterile screw top container and freeze specimen in the CPA freezer send-outs rack.

 

Off-site collection: Specimen must remain sterile. Do not remove cap to transfer specimen unnecessarily. Freeze. Transport frozen.

Stability

Specimen Type Temperature Time
  Room temp  
  Refrigerated 5 d
  Frozen  

 

Availability

STAT Performed TAT
N Collected daily, performed M, W & F 3 - 7 d

 

Performing Laboratory

University of Washington

Dept of Laboratory Medicine

1959 NE Pacific St, NW220
Seattle, WA 98195
 

Phone Number: (206) 520-4600

Department

Department:  Send Outs

 

Phone Number: (206) 987-2563

Reference Range

Negative

 

 

 

Methodology

Method: None EIA

Analytical Volume: None specified

Limitations:

CPT Codes

87305

Send Out Instructions

 

Reference Test Name: Aspergillus Galactomannan by EIA, Misc. Fluid
Reference Test Number: MASPGM
Instructions: Send out M - F with the UW courier