UHIST - Overview: Histoplasma Antigen, Urine

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Test ID: UHIST    
Histoplasma Antigen, Urine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aids in the diagnosis of Histoplasma capsulatum infection


Monitoring Histoplasma antigen titers in urine


Useful as an aid for the diagnosis of active Histoplasma capsulatum infection.


Useful to monitor response to antifungal therapy and as a test of cure following H. capsulatum infection.

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
FMVHUMVista Histoplasma Ag, UNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If antigen test is indeterminate, the specimen will be sent to Mira Vista Laboratories and MVista Histoplasma Antigen, Urine will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Histoplasma Ag, U

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Histoplasma capsulatum Antigen
Histoplasma Polysaccharide Antigen