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.
Interpretive report provided
9 - 15 days
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Spin, and aliquot into a screw capped plastic tube. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
Test is sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories; performed by Medical College of Wisconsin