Test Catalog

Test ID: HICBL    
Histoplasma/Blastomyces Panel, Spinal Fluid

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful


Aiding in the diagnosis of Histoplasma meningitis



Detecting antibodies in patients having blastomycosis

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CHISTHistoplasma Ab, CSFYesYes
CBLBlastomyces Ab Immunodiffusion, CSFYesYes

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

See Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

CHIST: Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion (ID)

CBL: Immunodiffusion (ID)

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Histoplasma/Blastomyces Panel, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Blastomyces dermatitidis
Fungal Serology
Histoplasma capsulatum