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18873: Aspergillus DNA, Qualitative Real-Time PCR Print View
Source      
Aspergillus SPP R-T PCR  Not detected   
A Fumigatus R-T PCR  Not detected   
A Terreus R-T PCR  Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Whole Blood EDTA 3 (2) mL   Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Whole Blood ACD Sol A 3 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Tissue   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Sputum (Induced)   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  CSF 1 (0.3) mL   Frozen - 30 Day(s)/Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Bronchial Alveolar Lavage   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  
  Whole Blood ACD Sol B 3 (2) mL   Refrigerated - 7 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 48 Hour(s)  

Diagnostic methods based on real-time PCR offer the possibility of expedient detection of Aspergillus from a variety of clinical specimens. Rapid, specific diagnosis of A. terreus is important because this organism is often refractory to amphotericin B treatment.
Setup Schedule
Monday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87798x3

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
**This test is not available for New York patient testing** Transport Temperature: Bronchoalveolar Lavage(BAL), Sputum, CSF and Whole Blood: Refrigerated Tissue: Frozen






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