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Laboratory Medicine

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Aspergillus Serology

Brown clotted serum, gel barrier

TestAspergillus Serology
Common AbbreviationsNA
ProfileProfile includes total and specific IgE and precipitins
Tube typeBrown clotted serum, gel barrier
Clinical IndicationInvestigation of allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis and extrinsic allergic alveolitis.
Specimen TypeBlood
Sample typeSerum
Minimum Volume2mL
Special PrecautionsNo special requirements
StabilityTotal and specific IgE is analysed in York (further details - see entry for IgE) and precipitins are analysed and the Protein Reference Unit
Turnaround Time5 days
LaboratoryProtein Reference Unit PO BOX 894 Sheffield S5 7YT 0114 271 5552
Reference IntervalContact Referral Laboratory
LimitationsContact Referral Laboratory
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