Coccidioides quantitative EIA

Alphabetical Test listing

Coccidioides quantitative EIA-994

  
Coccidioides quantitative EIA
  
994
  
LAB994
  
MSO
  
Coccidioides antigen detection
  

Monitoring Coccidioidomycosis helps determine when treatment can be stopped and to diagnose relapse.

  
Serum
  
  
2.4 mL
  
1.2 mL
  
  1. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
EDTA, heparin or sodium citrate plasma
Urine
Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL)
Other body fluids
  

Serum:

Red serum vial/tube, 5 mL

Urine, Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) or other body fluids:

Sterile screw cap container

 

Plasma:

Lavender (EDTA), 4mL

Dk green heparin (Li or Na), no gel

  

Lt blue Sodium citrate (NaCit) - 2.7mL x 2

 

EDTA, heparin or sodium citrate tube.

  
Minimum:
CSF: 0.8 mL
Plasma: 1.2 mL
Urine/BAL/other body fluids: 0.5 mL
  

Red:

  1. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes
  2. Spin
  3. Transfer serum to a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

Plasma (Lavender, Dk green or Lt blue):

  1. Centrifuge for 15 minutes 
  2. pipette plasma into a Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)
  

Serum/Plasma: 

Transfer vial/tube with cap - 12mL (LabCorp)

Urine, Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF), Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL) or other body fluids:

Sterile screw cap container

  

Refrigerated – 14 days

Ambient – 14 days

Frozen – Indefinitely

  
  • Specimen too viscous to pipette
  • Tissue,
  • Sputum
  • Bronchial Brushings
  • Stool
  • FNA
  • Biopsy
  • Tracheal
  • Bone Marrow aspirate
  
MiraVista Diagnostics (315) via Labcorp (009985): R-NX
  
Mo - Fr
  
3 – 5 days
New positives may require confirmation
  

Quantitative Sandwich Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

  

None detected

Interpretative Information:

Positive: 0.07 - 8.2 ng/mL

Positive Above the Limit of Quantification: Results greater than 8.2 ng/mL fall outside the linear range of the assay. These results are positive, but not accurately quantifiable.

  
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04/28/2021
  
04/28/2021