Test Catalog

Test Id : FBMAC

Blastomyces dermatitidis Antibodies by Immunoassay with Reflex to Immunodiffusion, CSF

Reflex Tests
Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test Id Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
FBMIC Blastomyces by Immunodiffusion, CSF No No

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

Confirmation test, Blastomyces by Immunodiffusion, CSF (FBMIC), will be performed, if appropriate, at an additional charge.

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

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay / Immunodiffusion

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

No

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

Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, CSF

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

Blastomyces dermatitidis, yeast-phase

Blastomycoses

Fungal meningitis

Precipitin

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

Confirmation test, Blastomyces by Immunodiffusion, CSF (FBMIC), will be performed, if appropriate, at an additional charge.

Specimen Type
Describes the specimen type validated for testing

CSF

Specimen Required
Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Specimen Type: CSF

Collection Container/Tube: Sterile container

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic vial

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Submit 1 mL of spinal fluid (CSF). Send refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Specimen Minimum Volume
Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.3mL

Reject Due To
Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Hemolysis Reject
Lipemia Reject
Other Other body fluids. Contaminated, hemolyzed, xanthochromic, or severely lipemic specimens.

Specimen Stability Information
Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
Frozen 30 days
Ambient 48 hours

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

Confirmation test, Blastomyces by Immunodiffusion, CSF (FBMIC), will be performed, if appropriate, at an additional charge.

Reference Values
Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

0.9 IV or less

Interpretation
Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results

0.9 IV or less  Negative

1.0-1.4 IV  Equivocal

1.5 IV or greater  Positive

PDF Report
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Sunday through Saturday

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

4 to 10 days

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

ARUP Laboratories

Fees
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Test Classification
Provides information regarding the medical device classification for laboratory test kits and reagents. Tests may be classified as cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and used per manufacturer instructions, or as products that do not undergo full FDA review and approval, and are then labeled as an Analyte Specific Reagent (ASR) product.

Manually Entered

CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

86612

If reflexed add 88612

LOINC® Information
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBMAC Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, CSF Not Provided
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
FBMAC Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, CSF Unable to Verify

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
Test setup information contains test file definition details to support order and result interfacing between Mayo Clinic Laboratories and your Laboratory Information System.

Excel | Pdf

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports

Test Update Resources

Change Type Effective Date
New Test 2022-10-28
New Test 2022-10-28