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90376: Aspergillus Antigen, Eia, Bal Print View
Index Value IA     
Aspergillus Ag, EIA, BAL IA     

PRIMARY
1 Bronchial Alveolar Lavage 2 (1) mL   Frozen - 5 Month(s)/Refrigerated - 5 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Invasive pulmonary aspergillosis has become one of the most common fungal pulmonary diseases in certain immunocompromised patients. Medical interventions that predispose patients to invasive aspergillosis include treatment with immunosuppressive drugs, radiation, and high doses of corticosteroids, among others.
Setup Schedule
Tuesday, Friday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87305

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
Specimen Stability
Room temperature: Unacceptable, Refrigerated: 5 days unopened,
Frozen: 5 months

Transport Temperature: Frozen

Reject Criteria:
Due to Thawing or Other Specimens other than BAL, samples received at room temperature or beyond stability.






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