Coccidioides Antibody, CF and ID, Serum [2365]

Test Code
COCCIDIOIDES AB (S52491)

Quest Code
S52491

CPT Codes
86635 (x2)

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.3 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

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

Methodology
Complement Fixation (CF) • Immunodiffusion (ID)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by FDA. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Mon-Fri

Report Available
3 to 6 days

Limitations
False-negatives may occur in patients with solitary pulmonary lesions. Patients with active histoplasmosis may generate cross reactions. Elevated serum antibodies may be present in patients with meningeal coccidiocomycosis.

Reference Range
Coccidioides Antibody, CF <1:2
Coccidioides Antibody, ID Negative


Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042




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