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Test ID: HISTO    
Histoplasma capsulatum Antibody Screen, Serum

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

83853

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

Yes

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

Evaluating persons with symptoms of respiratory disease, as an aid in the presumptive laboratory diagnosis of Histoplasma 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
SHSTOHistoplasma Ab, SYesNo

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

If result is equivocal or positive, SHSTO / Histoplasma Antibody, Serum will be ordered at an additional charge.

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

HISTO: Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

SHSTO: Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion

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

Histoplasma Ab Screen, S

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

Fungal Serology
Histoplasma capsulatum
Histoplasmosis