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Test Code COCMM Coccidioides Antibody, Serum

Additional Codes

 

MAYO Test ID
SCOC
EPIC Test ID
LAB791

 

Reporting Name

Coccidioides Ab, S

Useful For

Diagnosing coccidioidomycosis

 

Serologic testing for coccidioidomycosis should be considered when patients exhibit symptoms of pulmonary or meningeal infection and have lived or traveled in areas where Coccidioides immitis is endemic. Any history of exposure to the organism or travel cannot be overemphasized when a diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis is being considered.

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Medical Laboratories in Rochester

Specimen Type

Serum


Specimen Required


Container/Tube:

Preferred: Serum gel

Acceptable: Red top

Specimen Volume: 1.8 mL


Specimen Minimum Volume

1.2 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time
Serum Refrigerated (preferred) 14 days
  Frozen  14 days

Reference Values

COMPLEMENT FIXATION

Negative

If positive, results are titered.

 

IMMUNODIFFUSION

Negative

Results are reported as positive, negative, or equivocal.

Day(s) and Time(s) Performed

Monday through Friday; 9:30 a.m.

Test Classification

This test uses a standard method. Its performance characteristics were determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information

86635 x 3

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
SCOC Coccidioides Ab, S 87435-4

 

Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
8295 Cocci Complement F 5096-3
21649 Cocci Immunodiffusion-IgG 62459-3
21648 Cocci Immunodiffusion-IgM 62458-5

Analytic Time

4 days

Reject Due To

Hemolysis

Mild OK; Gross reject

Lipemia

Mild OK; Gross reject

Icterus

NA

Other

NA

Method Name

Complement Fixation (CF) Using Coccidioidin: IgG
Immunodiffusion: IgG and IgM