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 Lab Test
 Test Description
Panel Name:
Test Name:
Histoplasma Antibody Screen, Serum
Panel Tests:
LIS Test Code:HIST2
Department:Laboratory Medicine
Lab Area:Mayo Medical Labs
TAT:2-5 days
 Specimen Collection


Container:Red/Yellow Rim 4mL SST

Micro. Container:

Collection Instructions:

Two (2) Mayo Medical Lab tests can be performed per 4 mL SST tube.

Delivery Instructions:Send specimen to 2C324 or Tube Station 321
Specimen Type: Blood
Frequency / Restrictions:
 Expected Values/Results

Ranges and Interpretation:

Histoplasma Antibody Screen, Serum
Performed at Mayo Medical Labs, Rochester MN
Effective 11July06 – present:
Reported as Negative, Positive or Equivocal.
If Positive or Equivocal the compliment fixation/immunodiffusion will be performed as a reflex test.

Effective 19Sep94 – present:
Antibody by Immunodiffusion: Negative, Positives reported as band present
Mycelial by Complement Fixation: Negative, Positives reported as titer
Yeast by Complement Fixation: Negative, Positives reported as titer

Organisms Reported:

Alert Limits:

 Additional Test Information



Histoplasma Antibody Screen:  Enzyme linked immunosorben Assay (ELISA)


Archived Ranges:Historical Reference Ranges


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