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Test Code MISC2MAYOCBL Blastomyces Antibody by Immunodiffusion, Spinal Fluid

Reporting Name

Blastomyces Ab Immunodiffusion, CSF

Useful For

Detection of antibodies in spinal fluid specimens from patients with blastomycosis

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Sterile vial

Specimen Volume: 0.5 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.3 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
CSF Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday; 6 a.m.

Tuesday through Friday; 9:30 a.m.

Test Classification

This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CBL Blastomyces Ab Immunodiffusion, CSF 51741-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
15134 Blastomyces Immunodiffusion (CSF) 51741-7

Reject Due To

Gross hemolysis OK
Gross lipemia OK

Method Name



If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request (T244) with the specimen.