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Epic Code LAB848 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis Avian Panel

Important Note

Order as Reference Miscellaneous #LAB848; indicate complete test name when ordering.

Additional Codes

Mayo Code: FAVI

Reporting Name

Avian Panel

Performing Laboratory

Medical College of WI MACC Fund Research Center, Room 5068 Jordan N. Fink, M.D. Allergy-Immunology Diagnostic Lab

Clinical Information

A hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) due to the inhalation and sensitization to avian antigens.  Immunodiffusion is used to evaluate the presence of precipitating antibodies in the sera of patients with HP due to the sensitization to various species of birds.

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Draw blood in a Red-top tube(s). Serum-gel tube(s) is also acceptable. Spin down and send 3 mL of serum refrigerated.

Specimen Minimum Volume

1 mL

Laboratory Test Directory Note:

COLLECTION NOTE: Volumes listed are in serum or plasma, draw approximately 2 1/2 times the requested volume in whole blood.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 365 days
  Frozen  365 days
  Ambient  24 hours

Reject Due To

Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icterus NA
Other NA

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Friday

Reference Values

This panel includes the following antigens:


Pigeon Sera

Pigeon DE





This result must be correlated with patient's clinical response and should not solely be considered in the diagnosis.

Method Name


Report Available

8 to 12 days

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FAVI Avian Panel Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z0288 Pigeon Sera Not Provided
Z0289 Pigeon DE Not Provided
Z0286 Cockatiel Not Provided
Z0285 Parakeet Not Provided
Z0287 Parrot Not Provided