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Test Code SSPC Sporothrix Antibody, Spinal Fluid

Reporting Name

Sporothrix Ab, CSF

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Useful For

Aiding in the diagnosis of extracutaneous sporotrichosis

Method Name

Latex Agglutination


Specimen Required


Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL


Specimen Type

CSF

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK

Reference Values

Negative

Reference values apply to all ages.

Interpretation

Any titer should be considered clinically significant; however, clinical correlation must be present.

 

Extracutaneous infections, including disseminated and articular infections, produce positive tests.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday, Wednesday, Friday; 9 a.m.

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86671

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SSPC Sporothrix Ab, CSF 49860-0

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
81532 Sporothrix Ab, CSF 49860-0

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.