Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : Aspergillus Galactomanna Antigen, Serum and BAL Order Code : AGALA
Synonyms: Aspergillus galactomannan; Galactomannan; Galactomannan Antigen
Specimen Type: Serum and BAL
Container Type: SST Gold-top gel tube, sterile container
Required Volume: 2.5 mL
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL
Methodology: Enzyme immunoassay (EIA)
Standard Run Times: Tuesday
Turnaround Time: 7-14 days
Special Handling: Separate serum from clot. BAL in sterile saline. Store and transport serum or BAL at 2-8 degree C up to 48 hours; for longer storage at -70 degree C.
CPT Codes: 87305
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB1311
SHC EPIC Code: LABAGALA
Causes For Rejection: Improperly labeled specimen. Improperly completed requisition. Specimen in wrong or leaking container. Insufficient specimen.
Department: Microbiology