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4 - 7 days
Improper storage of specimen, inappropriate specimen container, insufficient specimen volume
Specimen should be transported as soon as possible. When transportation is delayed, refrigerate.
Immunodiffusion assesses the presence of proteins antigens M and H that often occur independently. Approximately 70% of patients with histoplasmosis have detectable antibodies by immunodiffusion.