FBLAS - Clinical: MVista Blastomyces Quantitative Antigen

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MVista Blastomyces Quantitative Antigen

Reference Values Describes reference intervals and additional information for interpretation of test results. May include intervals based on age and sex when appropriate. Intervals are Mayo-derived, unless otherwise designated. If an interpretive report is provided, the reference value field will state this.

Reference Value: None Detected

Results reported as ng/mL in 0.2 - 14.7 ng/mL range

Results above the limit of detection but below 0.2 ng/mL are reported as 'Positive, Below the Limit of Quantification'

Results above 14.7 ng/mL are reported as 'Positive, Above the Limit of Quantification'

Interpretation Provides information to assist in interpretation of the test results


Cautions Discusses conditions that may cause diagnostic confusion, including improper specimen collection and handling, inappropriate test selection, and interfering substances

Interfering Substances & Cross-Reactivities:

Sputolysin, sodium hydroxide and potassium hydroxide treatment degrade the analyte detected in the assay. Cross-reactions are seen with histoplasmosis, paracoccidioidomycosis, penicillosis, less frequently in coccidioidomycosis, rarely in aspergillosis, and possibly sporotrichosis.