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Coccidioides immitis Identification
0062225
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Rapid test for identifying C. immitis (yeast or mold form) from a pure isolate.

Mnemonic
MC CP
Methodology
Nucleic Acid Probe/MALDI (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization)
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
2-7 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Actively growing fungal isolate in pure culture. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport sealed container pure culture on non-blood containing fungal medium. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. Submit specimen according to Infectious Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate. 
Remarks
 
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data


Note
Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.
Hotline History
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CPT Code(s)
Varies based on Identification methods
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0062225Coccidioides immitis - DNA Probe4994-0
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Aliases
  • C immitis DNA test
  • C immitis identification