Plain Red Top or SST Tube.
Allow sample to clot at room temperature for 20 to 60 minutes. Centrifuge ASAP to separate serum from cells and aliquot cell-free serum into a labeled polypropylene or similar plastic tube.
Preferred volume: 1 mL serum
Minimum Volume: 0.5 mL
Samples maintained at room temperature >24 hours, samples maintained refrigerated >7 days.
Offsite: Send serum Priority Overnight via FedEx and in a well-insulated container at ambient temperature, with an ice pack or frozen on dry ice.
2 days ambient (18-23C), 1 week refrigerated (2-8C), 1 year frozen (-20C). One freeze-thaw cycle will not negatively affect testing.
Total IgE; Immunoglobulin E, Total ;IGE
Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis, Aspergillus fumagatus #1 (ASPF1), Aspergillus niger (ASPNG), Aspergillus flavus (ASPFL), Aspergillus polyvalent mix (M1), Aspergilllus fumagatus #6 (ASPF6), Aspergillus fumagatus specific IgE (RM3), Aspergillus fumagatus specific IgG (TGMIS)