Coccidioides Total Antibodies

Last Modified: 2/20/2019 3:24:59 PM


Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 0.2 mL Serum
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability: 7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen
Reference Range: < 1:2 
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: Complement fixation (CF)
Clinical Significance: Diagnose coccidioidomycosis. CF titers of 1:16 or greater suggest disseminated disease.
Documentation:  
Custom Panel: No

PRODUCTION SCHEDULE

Turn Around Time: 2 to 5 days
Days Performed: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Quest Diagnostic Infectious Disease
PHL Test Code: COCB
EPIC Test Code: IMO411
Send Out Test Code: A52476
Alternate Test Names: Coccidioides Ab
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 86635

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