Coccidioides immitis Identification by DNA Probe
0062225
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MC CP
Methodology
Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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. If culture is suspected to be of a microorganism listed by the IATA as infectious to humans, submit according to Biological Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.

Submit specimen according to Infectious Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.  
Remarks
Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.  
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
87149
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
0062225Coccidioides immitis - DNA Probe
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Cross References
  • C immitis DNA test
  • C immitis identification