Coccidioides Quantitative Antigen

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • IMO177
  • Soft Test Code:
  • COCG
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 315
Alternate Names
  • Coccidiodes Ag
  • Coccidioides Antigen
  • Coccidioides Antigen Assay
  • Coccidioidomycosis
Clinical Significance

An aid in rapid diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

2.0 mL Urine in a Plastic Container

Alternate Specimen

 

TransportAndStorage

14 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
Indefinitely Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

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.

  • Methodology:
    • Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

    Clinical Significance

    An aid in rapid diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis


    Documentation

    Interfering Substances: Sputolysin and Sodium Hydroxide


    Production Schedule

    Days Performed
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
    Friday
    Departments
    • Sendouts - Clinical
    Turn Around Time

    2 to 5 days


    Coding & Compliance

    CDM

    00911090


    CPT Coding

    87449