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Test Code BLAST Blastomyces Antibody by EIA, Serum

Useful For

Detection of antibodies in patients having blastomycosis

Reporting Name

Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S

Specimen Type


Specimen Required


Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Specimen Minimum Volume

0.8 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reject Due To


Mild OK; Gross reject


Mild OK; Gross reject





Reference Values


Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday, Sunday; 9 a.m.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test has been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and is used per manufacturer's instructions. Performance characteristics were verified by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
BLAST Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S 7816-2


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
BLAST Blastomyces Ab, EIA, S 7816-2

Method Name

Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

Reflex Tests

Test ID Reporting Name Available Separately Always Performed
SBL Blastomyces Ab, Immunodiffusion, S Yes No

Testing Algorithm

If result is equivocal or positive, SBL / Blastomyces Antibody by Immunodiffusion, Serum will be ordered at an additional charge.