Rapid test for identifying C. immitis (yeast or mold form) from a pure isolate.
Nucleic Acid Probe/MALDI (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization)
Actively growing fungal isolate in pure culture.
Transport sealed container pure culture on non-blood containing fungal medium. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Room temperature. Submit specimen according to Infectious Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.
Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.
Varies based on Identification methods
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0062225||Coccidioides immitis - DNA Probe||4994-0|
- C immitis DNA test
- C immitis identification