Use to screen for the presence of coccidioidal IgM and IgG antibodies in serum. Not recommended as a standalone test. For screening with confirmation, refer to Coccidioides Antibodies Reflexive Panel, Serum (3001982).
Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)
New York DOH Approval Status
Serum Separator Tube (SST).
Separate from cells ASAP or within 2 hours of collection. Transfer 2 mL serum to an ARUP Standard Transport Tube. (Min: 0.6 mL) Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimens.
Other body fluids. Contaminated, hemolyzed, icteric, or lipemic specimens.
Mark specimens plainly as "acute" or "convalescent."
Ambient: 48 hours; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 1 year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)
|0050179||Coccidioides Antibodies, IgG by Immunoassay, Serum||
|0050178||Coccidioides Antibodies, IgM by Immunoassay, Serum||
Refer to report.
This immunoassay uses recombinant and native Coccidioides antigens, including CF and TP antigens.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050178||Coccidioides Antibody, IgM by ELISA||90448-2|
|0050179||Coccidioides Antibody, IgG by ELISA||27009-0|
- Coccidioides immitis
- Valley fever