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Test ID: FSC    
Fungal Antibody Survey, Spinal Fluid

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011


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


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

Rapid screening for fungal meningitis when evidence for a specific organism is lacking

Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CCOCCocci CF and ID, CSFYesYes
CCRYPCryptococcus Ag Screen, CSFYesYes
CHISTHistoplasma Ab, CSFYesYes
CBLASBlastomyces Ab, EIA, CSFYesYes

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
CCRYRCryptococcus Ag, CSFYesNo

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

If Cryptococcus antigen screen result is reactive (by EIA), then latex agglutination testing (CCRYR/28072 Cryptococcus Antigen, Spinal Fluid) will be performed at an additional charge.

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

CCOC: Complement Fixation (CF) Using Coccidioidin: IgG/Immunodiffusion: IgG and IgM

CCRYP, CBLAS: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

CHIST: Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion

CCRYR: Latex Agglutination

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

Fungal Ab Survey, CSF

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

Fungus serology