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Test Code Billings Clinic: 1356 Mayo: SFUNG 1,3-Beta-D-Glucan (Fungitell), Serum

Reporting Name

(1, 3) Beta-D-Glucan (Fungitell), S

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections caused by various fungi, including Aspergillus species, Fusarium species, Candida species, and Pneumocystis jiroveccii, among others

Method Name

Protease Zymogen-Based Colorimetric Assay


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Serum gel

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid exposure of specimen to atmosphere to prevent environmental contamination of the sample.

2. Centrifuge and send specimen in original collection tube. Do not aliquot or open tube.


Specimen Type

Serum SST

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum SST Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days SERUM GEL TUBE
  Frozen  30 days SERUM GEL TUBE

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Reference Values

FUNGITELL QUANTITATIVE VALUE:

<60 pg/mL

 

FUNGITELL QUALITATIVE RESULT:

Negative

 

Reference values apply to all ages.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Saturday; 9 a.m.

Sunday; 7 a.m.

 

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information

87449

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SFUNG (1, 3) Beta-D-Glucan (Fungitell), S 42176-8

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
603615 Fungitell Quantitative Value 42176-8
603616 Fungitell Qualitative Result 93812-6