COCCIDIOIDES ANTIBODY (ID)

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL seurm (0.5 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
CSF
Serum: Red-top

Rejection Criteria
Grossly hemolyzed or bloody specimens

Methodology
Immunodiffusion

Stability
Room Temperature; 2 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 1 year

Reference Range
None detected

Performed
Sunday-Friday

Turnaround Time4-6 days
Test CodeCOCID
CPT-4 Code (s)
86635
LOINC Codes
31153-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory