Test Overview
Test Methodology

Microplate titer

Test Usage

The Fungitell ß-D Glucan assay detects (1,3)- ß-D-glucan from the following pathogens: Candida spp., Acremonium, Aspergillus spp., Coccidioides immitis, Fusarium spp., Histoplasma capsulatum, Trichosporon spp., Sporothrix schenckii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and Pneumocystis jiroveci.

Reference Range *

Negative: Less than 60 pg/mL. Indeterminate: 60 to 79 pg/mL. Positive: Greater than or equal to 80 pg/mL

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
VFNFL (VFNFR for reflex only, not orderable)
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Viracor Eurofins
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection

If received from clinic, send to Specimen Processing frozen. If on site, send to Specimen Processing and it will be frozen before shipment.

Normal Volume
3 mL BAL fluid
Minimum Volume
1 mL BAL fluid
Storage Temperature
Frozen
Billing
CPT Code
87449
Fee Code
AA238
Reflex CPT
87449
Reflex Fee Code
AA238
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