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Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Immunology

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Fungal Precipitins

Also known as: Aspergillus IgG

Used for the investigation of patients with suspected Farmer's Lung or aspergillosis characterised by IgG antibodies to Aspergillus fumigatus and Micropolyspora faeini.

Samples for Candida can be saved for baseline studies and can be arranged to be sent to Sheffield for analysis.

Specimen requirements

Serum or plasma - 1ml

Cost

Price on application

Laboratory turnaround time

14 days

Laboratory method

Indirect Immunofluorescence

Reference range/units

Reported as Positive or Negative

Associated tests

Not applicable

Shipping and storage

UK and Ireland

Ambient temperature and first class post. Hays DX users please enquire via email below.

International

Ambient temperature if courier will deliver within 72 hours otherwise consider refrigerated transport. Freezing is not a requirement.

Ensure delivery Monday to Friday 07:00 - 17:30.

Further information and contact details

For further information, email immunology.office@nhs.net