Test Overview
Test Methodology

Immunodiffusion

Test Usage

A hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) due to the inhalation and sensitization to avian antigens. Immunodiffusion is used to evaluate the presence of precipitating antibodies in the sera of patients with HP due to the sensitization to various species of birds.

Reference Range *

Interpretive report provided

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

9 - 15 days

Soft Order Code
FAVI
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo FAVI (Med College of WI Allergy-Immunology Diagnostic Lab)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Spin, and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated

Normal Volume
3 mL serum
Minimum Volume
1 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Refrigerated; frozen acceptable
Additional Information

Test is sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories; performed by Medical College of Wisconsin

Billing
CPT Code
86331x5
NY State Approved
No