Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)
Interfering Substances & Cross-Reactivities:
Sodium hydroxide and sputolysin. Cross-reactivity occurs between blastomycosis and histoplasmosis and in paracoccidioidomycosis, penicillosis, coccidioidomycosis, aspergillosis and porotrichosis.
4 - 10 days
Collect CSF in a sterile container. Send to Specimen Processing refrigerated
Test sent to Mayo Clinic Laboratories, performed by Mira Vista Diagnostics