Test Overview
Test Methodology

Complement Fixation and Immunodiffusion

Test Usage

Establish presence of antibody to Coccidioides.

Reference Range *

Complement Fixation: Negative. If positive, results are titered. Immunodiffusion: Negative.

Test Limitations

Antibodies (both IgM and IgG) may persist after the infection has resolved.

Test Details
Days Set Up
Monday - Friday
Analytic Time

4 - 8 days

Soft Order Code
SCOCM/MMLR
Synonyms
  • Fungal Antibody, Coccidioides
  • San Joaquin Valley Fever
  • FIDCX
  • COCCIDIODES IMMUNODIFFUSION
  • SCOCM
Laboratory
Sendout
Reference Laboratory
Mayo SCOC (8295) (serum), Mayo CCOC (81542) (CSF)
Section
Special Testing
Specimen Requirements
Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in a red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate. CSF is also acceptable.

Yellow Top Tube
Normal Volume
2.0 mL serum or 2.0 mL CSF
Minimum Volume
1.5 mL serum or 1.2 mL CSF
Additional Information

Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories.

Billing
CPT Code
86635 x3
Fee Code
20269 x3
NY State Approved
No