Coccidioides Quantitative Antigen

Last Modified: 2/20/2019 3:24:11 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Urine in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 1.5 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

1 month Refrigerated

Rejection Criteria: Sputum. Inadequate specimen volume, particulate matter or viscosity that would not alow the specimen to be pipetted. Greater than 14 days withouth refrigeration or freezing.
Reference Range: None Detected 

None Detected
Antigen not detected
Below the Limit of Quantification
Positive, Low
Antigen detected, below the limit of quantification
0.1 – 1.2
Positive, Low
Antigen detected, low concentration
1.3 – 8.2
Positive, Moderate
Antigen detected, moderate concentration
Above the Limit of Quantification
Positive, High
Antigen detected, above the limit of quantification
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:  
Methodology: EIA
Clinical Significance: An aid in rapid diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis
Documentation: Interfering Substances: Sputolysin and Sodium Hydroxide
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 2 to 5 days
Days Performed: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Other Testing Facility: MiraVista Diagnostics
PHL Test Code: COCG
EPIC Test Code: IMO177
Send Out Test Code: 315
Alternate Test Names: Coccidiodes Ag; Coccidioides Antigen; Coccidioides Antigen Assay; Coccidioidomycosis
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87449

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