Test Overview
Test Methodology

Fluorescence Enzyme Immunoassay (FEIA)

Test Usage

Evaluation of patients suspected of having hypersensitivity pneumonitis induced by exposure to Aspergillus fumigatus, Thermoactinomyces vulgaris, or Micropolyspora faeni.

Test Limitations

Antibodies may be found in a portion of the normal patient population. The presence of precipitins is not necessarily indicative of disease. Result should be correlated with clinical findings.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

1 - 3 days

Soft Order Code
  • Micropolyspora faeni
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Aspergillus fumigatus
  • Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
  • Thermoactinomyces vulgaris
  • Micropolyspora faeni
  • Farmer's Lung Disease Antibody
  • Farmer's Lung Disease Antibody
  • Allergic Lung Serology
  • Allergic Lung Serology
Reference Laboratory
Viracor Eurofins 401748P
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and leave at ambient temperature

Normal Volume
0.6 mL serum
Minimum Volume
0.3 mL serum
Storage Temperature
Ambient, refrigerated or frozen are acceptable.
Additional Information

Panel includes Aspergillus fumigatus IgG, Micropolyspora faeni IgG, and Thermoactinomyces vulgaris IgG. Test sent to Viracor Eurofins.

CPT Code
86001 x3
Fee Code
AA211, AA212, AA213