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Lab Test Dictionary

Coccidioides Antibodies, IgG and IgM by ELISA (0050137)


Semi-Quantitative Enzyme Immunosorbent Assay


Cocci Abs ELISA; Cocci IgG, IgM Abs;

Specimen Type


Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days


Standard TAT

1-3 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

1-4 mL Blood

Container Type

Gold (SST)

Collection Instructions

Mark specimen plainly as "acute" or "convalescent". Parallel testing is preferred and convalescent specimens must be received within 30 days from receipt of the acute specimen.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 48 Hours; Refrigerated: 2 Weeks (Preferred); Frozen: 1 Year (avoid repeated freeze/thaw cycles)

Rejection Criteria

Contaminated; Hemolyzed; Severly lipemic

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum

Minimum Test Volume

0.15 mL Serum

Processing Instructions

Separate serum from cells within 2 hours of collection. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.

CPT Codes

86635 (x2)