Days Set Up
Monday - Saturday
Analytic Time

2 - 4 days

Soft Order Code
VFNFL (VFNFR for reflex only, not orderable)

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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.

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

Billing Information

CPT Code
87449
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.