Coccidioides Antibody (TP Antigen), Immunodiffusion

Test Code
90799

CPT Codes
86635

Preferred Specimen
0.1 mL serum collected in a red-top tube (no gel)

Minimum Volume
0.025 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Methodology
Immunodiffusion (ID)

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon-Fri., a.m.; Report available: 5 days

Reference Range
Negative

Clinical Significance
TP antibodies represent IgM antibodies to Coccidioides. Their detection indicates recent, active infection.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Hwy
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.