Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

1 day

MiChart Code
Aspergillus Galactomannan, BAL
Soft Order Code
VGALB

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Synonyms

VGBAL
Aspergillus Galactomannan, BAL
Platelia Aspergillus EIA
Galactomannen
Galactomannan Antigen, BAL
Galactomanan

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Test Overview

Test Methodology

EIA

Test Usage

The Aspergillus Galactomannan EIA is a test, when used in conjunction with other diagnostic procedures, such as microbiological culture, histological examination of biopsy specimens, and radiographic evidence that can be used to aid in the diagnosis of Invasive Aspergillosis. Twice weekly monitoring of neutropenic patients is often recommended in the peer-reviewed literature to obtain maximum diagnostic utility of the assay.

Reference Range

Index <0.5 (negative).

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
3 mL BAL
Minimum Volume
1 mL BAL

Billing Information

CPT Code
87305
Pro Fee Code
 
LOINC
 

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Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.