Complement Fixation and Immunodiffusion
Establish presence of antibody to Coccidioides.
Complement Fixation: Negative. If positive, results are titered. Immunodiffusion: Negative.
Antibodies (both IgM and IgG) may persist after the infection has resolved.
4 - 8 days
- Fungal Antibody, Coccidioides
- San Joaquin Valley Fever
- COCCIDIODES IMMUNODIFFUSION
Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. CSF is also acceptable.
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.