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81542M
COCCIDIOIDES ANTIBODY, SPINAL FLUID

Test Code 81542M 
Test COCCIDIOIDES ANTIBODY, SPINAL FLUID 
Methodology Complement Fixation (CF) using Coccidiodin / Immunodiffusion for IgG / IgM 
Description Useful for detection of antibodies in patients having meningeal coccidioidomycosis. 
Specimen 2.0 mL (minimum: 1.2 mL) of spinal fluid. Send specimen refrigerated in a screw-capped, round-bottom, plastic vial. Forward promptly. 
Reference Values COMPLEMENT FIXATION
Negative
If positive, results are titered.

IMMUNODIFFUSION
Negative (reported as positive, negative, or equivocal) 

Analytic Time 3 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Friday 
CPT Code(s) 86635 x 3