Coccidioides Quantitative Antigen

Last Modified: 12/13/2021 12:25:52 PM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements: 2.0 mL Urine in a Plastic Container
Collection Instructions:  
Minimum Volume: 1.0 mL Urine
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

14 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
Indefinitely Frozen

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 

Positive: 0.07-8.2 ng/mL
  • Positive Above the Limit of Quantification: Results greater than 8.2 ng/mL fall outside the linear range of the assay. These results are positive, but not accurately quantifiable.
  • 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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