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Coccidioides Antigen Quantitative by EIA (2011075)

Methodology

Quantitative Enzyme Immunoassay ( EIA)


Synonyms

Coccidiomycosis

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab

ARUP forwards to Mira Vista


Epic ID

LAB07957

Lab Test Days

Varies

Standard TAT

3-4 Days


Collection Information

Specimen Required

3-4 mL Blood, 0.5-1 mL Random Urine, 0.5-1 mL BAL or 0.8-1 mL CSF

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Plasma collected in an EDTA (lavender-top), sodium heparin (green-top), lithium heparin (green-top) or sodium citrate (light blue-top) tube or serum collected in a (red-top tube) or serum separator tube (SST) is also acceptable.


Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature

Refrigerate-OK/Frozen-OK/Ambient-OK

Specimen Stability

Room Tem: 28 Days; Refrigerated: 28 Days (Preferred); Frozen: Indefinitely

Test Volume Required

2 mL Serum or Plasma; 1 mL Random Urine; 1 mL BAL; 1 mL CSF

Minimum Test Volume

1.2 mL Serum or Plasma; 0.5 mL Random Urine; 0.5 mL BAL; 0.8 mL CSF

Processing Instructions

Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated. Indicate source in comments, on specimen and on requisition. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.


CPT Codes

87449


Revised

5/11/23

Initials

SA