Fungitell (1-3)-B-D-Glucan Assay QFUNG

Method(s) Protease Zymogen-based Colorimetric
Synonym glucan antigen test
Specimen Required
Collect

One 6 mL plain red or gold (SST) top tube.

Transport

1 mL serum refrigerated (Min: 0.5 mL).

* Collection Instructions *

  • Draw blood in plain red-top tube or gold (SST) top tube, spin down, then aliquot off into a cryogenic vial (conical tube with orange cap) or Quest issued sterile vial (conical tube with red cap)
  • Glucan-free tubes are acceptable.
  • Transport refrigerated (cold packs).
Stability

Ambient: Unacceptable

Refrigerated: 5 days

Frozen: 14 days

Unacceptable Conditions
  • Hemolysis
  • Lipemia
  • Icteric
  • Turbid serum
  • Specimens other than serum
  • Glass tubes
Schedule Daily; Report available: 4-5 days
Billing Code 9011316
CPTCode 87449
Notes Performing Laboratory Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute-San Jan Capistrano, CA
Preferred Specimen Collection Device(s)
Reference Interval

Less than 60 pg/mL

No Appointment Necessary
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