Pathology Handbook

Farmers' Lung

Clinical Indications

Investigation of respiratory symptoms in those exposed to hay, moulds etc

Request Form 

Request on ICE

Availability

On request

Specific Criteria

Please give detailed clinical information

Turnaround Time

7 - 10 days 

Specimen

Serum

Volume

5 ml

Container

Vacutainer gold top

Collection

Samples should be transported to laboratory immediately

Causes for Rejection

Unlabelled or incorrectly labelled sample

Insufficient clinical information given