Newcastle Laboratories

Antibodies To M. faeni

Clinical Background:

Used to detect hypersensitivity to thermophilic fungi often released in dust from mouldy hay etc

Used to detect hypersensitivity to thermophilic fungi often released in dust from mouldy hay etc

Test Details

  • Discipline:

    Microbiology

    Microbiology

  • Specimen Container Adult:

    Clotted blood - Gold SST

    Clotted blood - Gold SST

  • Specimen Container Paediatric:

    Clotted blood

    Clotted blood

  • Minimum Volume Adult:

    2 ml

    2 ml

  • Minimum Volume Paediatric:

    1 ml

    1 ml

  • Special Requirement:

    Send to laboratory as quickly as possible. If delays likely, refrigerate at 2-8 deg C

    Send to laboratory as quickly as possible. If delays likely, refrigerate at 2-8 deg C

  • Sample Stability:

    Stable for up to 24 hours

    Stable for up to 24 hours

  • Transport Requirements:

    Standard

    Standard

  • Add On Test:

    N/A

    N/A

  • Quality Assurance:

    Sample referred to Reference Laboratory

    Sample referred to Reference Laboratory

  • Reference Ranges:

    None available
    None available
  • Factors Affecting Result:

    If delays likely, refrigerate at 2-8 deg C

    If delays likely, refrigerate at 2-8 deg C

  • Other Info:

    Referred to Carlisle

    Referred to Carlisle

Availability:

Sample referred to Reference Laboratory

Turn Around:

21 days

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