Coccidioides antibody by complement fixation-13667

Test info

  
Coccidioides antibody by complement fixation
  
13667
  
LAB13667
  
COCCIDABYCF
  
Coccidioidies serology
Coddidioidies antibody by CF
  

Titers may aid in monitoring coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever) and treatment response

Specimen

  
Serum
  
  
1.0 mL
  
0.2 mL
  
  1. Immediately following collection, thoroughly mix sample by gently inverting 5 times
  2. Label specimens clearly as "acute" or "convalescent"
  
  1. Allow sample to clot for a minimum of 30 minutes
  2. Spin within two 45 minutes of sample collection
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  
  1. Allow sample to clot
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp), labelled as serum, within two (2) hours of sample collection
  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) - 14 days

Ambient - 48 hours

Frozen - 1 year

  
  • Hemolyzed specimen
  • Icteric specimen
  • Lipemic specimen

Performance

  
ARUP Laboratories Inc (0050170) via LabCorp (823990): R-LC
  
Daily
  
2 - 4 days
  

Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation (CF)

Clinical and Interpretive info

  

< 1:2

Billing

  
86635
  
Result 33380-7

Tracking

  
04/23/2019
  
11/08/2019
  
02/19/2021