Coccidioides antibody, IgG & IgM

Alphabetical Test listing

Coccidioides antibody, IgG & IgM-14431

  
Coccidioides antibody, IgG & IgM
  
14431
  
LAB14431
  
COCCABIGGIGM
  
  • Coccidioides antibody IgG and IgM by ELISA are used to screen for Coccidioides antibodies.
  • If the ELISA testing is equivocal or positive for IgG and/or IgM, then Coccidioides immitis antibodies by Immunodiffusion, and Coccidioide titer will be added.
  

Preferred serology test to detect Coccidioidomycosis (Valley fever)

  
Serum
  
  
2.0 mL
  
0.6 mL
  

Spin

  

Gold serum separator (SST) tube

  
  

Spin and separate

  
  

Refrigerated (preferred) – 2 weeks

Ambient – 48 hours

Frozen – 1 year

  
30 days
  
  • Contaminated specimen
  • Hemolyzed specimen 
  • severely lipemic specimens
  
ARUP (3001982) via LabCorp (830945): R-NX
  
Daily
  
3 - 7 days
  

Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay, Semi-Quantitative Complement Fixation and Qualitative Immunodiffusion

  

IgG and IgM: ≤0.9

  
86635 x 2
86635 x 2 (if appropriate)
  
11/17/2020
  
02/16/2021
  
02/16/2021