FAVI - Clinical: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Avian Panel

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Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Avian Panel

Clinical Information Discusses physiology, pathophysiology, and general clinical aspects, as they relate to a laboratory test

A hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) due to the inhalation and sensitization to avian antigens.  Immunodiffusion is used to evaluate the presence of precipitating antibodies in the sera of patients with HP due to the sensitization to various species of birds.

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.

This panel includes the following antigens:

 

Pigeon Sera

Pigeon DE

Cockatiel

Parakeet

Parrot

 

This result must be correlated with patient's clinical response and should not solely be considered in the diagnosis.


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