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Test ID FBFPI Bird Fancier's Precipitin Panel I

Specimen Required

Draw blood in a plain red-top tube(s), serum gel tube(s) is acceptable. Spin down and send 1 mL of serum refrigerated in a plastic vial.

Method Name

Gel Diffusion

Reporting Name

Bird Fancier's Precipitin Panel I

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 28 days
  Ambient  28 days
  Frozen  28 days

Reference Values


Canary Droppings


Chicken Serum


Cockatiel Droppings


Finch Droppings


Parakeet Droppings


Parakeet Serum


Parrot Droppings


Parrot Serum


Pigeon/Dove Droppings


Pigeon/Dove Serum



The gel diffusion method was used to test this patient's serum for the presence of precipitating antibodies (IgG) to the antigens indicated. These antibodies are serological markers for exposure and immunological sensitization. The clinical significance varies, depending on the history and symptoms.


Day(s) Performed

Tuesday, Friday

Report Available

3 to 11 days

Performing Laboratory

Eurofins Viracor

Test Classification

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by Viracor Eurofins. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86331 x 10

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FBFPI Bird Fancier's Precipitin Panel I Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z3888 Canary Droppings Gel Diffusion Not Provided
Z3889 Chicken Serum Gel Diffusion 24498-8
Z3890 Cockatiel Droppings Gel Diffusion 23843-6
Z3891 Finch Droppings Gel Diffusion Not Provided
Z3892 Parakeet Droppings Gel Diffusion 24503-5
Z3893 Parakeet Serum Gel Diffusion 24502-7
Z3894 Parrott Droppings Gel Diffusion 24501-9
Z3895 Parrott Serum Gel Diffusion 24500-1
Z3896 Pigeon/Dove Droppings Gel Diffusion 24505-0
Z3897 Pigeon/Dove Serum Gel Diffusion 6733-0