Test Details

Mnemonic

COCCP

Ordering Code

3683605

CPT-4 Code(s)

86635 x 4

Specimen Information

Collect

Serum separator tube (SST)
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Specimen Preparation

Centrifuge, separate serum from cells and send 2.0 mL serum refrigerated in a screw capped plastic vial.
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Alternate Specimen

Serum: Red top
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Minimum Volume

0.6 mL
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Transport Temperature

Refrigerated
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Rejection Criteria

Hemolyzed, icteric or lipemic specimens, body fluids other than serum
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Stability

Room temperature: 48 hours
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 1 year
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Methodology

Complement Fixation/Immunodiffusion/Enzyme Immunoassay
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Reference Range

Coccidioides Antibody (CF): <1:2 no antibody detected
Coccidioides Antibody (ID): None detected
Coccidioides Antibody, IgG (EIA):
≤0.9 IV: Negative - No significant level of Coccidioides IgG
Antibody detected
1.0 - 1.4 IV: Equivocal - Questionable presence of
Coccidioides IgG antibody detected. Repeat testing in 10
- 14 days may be helpful.
|≥1.5 IV:|Positive-Presence of IgG antibody to
Coccidioides detected, suggestive of current or past infection.
Coccidioides Antibody, IgM (EIA):
|≤0.9 IV:|Negative-No significant level of
Coccidioides IgM antibody detected.
|1.0-1.4 IV:|Equivocal-Questionable presence
of Coccidioides IgM antibody detected.
Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
|≥1.5 IV:Positive-Presence of IgM antibody
to Coccidioides detected, suggestive of recent infection.
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Performing Laboratory

ARUP Reference Laboratory
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New York DOH Approval Status

Yes
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