Aids in the diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis. Includes testing by complement fixation and immunodiffusion. For comprehensive diagnostic testing that includes immunoassay (IgM and IgG), complement fixation, and immunodiffusion, refer to Coccidioides Antibodies Panel, Serum (0050588).
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)
Effective May 16, 2022
|Coccidioides by Immunodiffusion, Serum||Not detected.|
|0050170||Coccidioides Antibodies by Complement Fixation||Less than 1:2|
Refer to report
This immunodiffusion test uses culture filtrates of Coccidioides immitis and includes CF and TP antigens.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0050170||Coccidioides Antibody by CF||33380-7|
|0050183||Coccidioides by Immunodiffusion, Serum||5095-5|
- Coccidioides immitis
- Valley fever