COXIS - Overview: Coccidioides Antibody with Reflex, Serum

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Test ID: COXIS    
Coccidioides Antibody with Reflex, Serum

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Screening for detection of antibodies to Coccidioides immitis/posadasii


This test may be used as an aid for the diagnosis of central nervous system (CNS) coccoidioidomycosis.


A single negative result by this assay does not exclude diagnosis of CNS coccidioidomycosis. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) fungal cultures and PCR for Coccidioides species are recommended alongside serologic testing.

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
RSCOCCoccidioides Ab, CF/ID, SNoNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If result is positive, then Coccidioides by complement fixation and immunodiffusion will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

COXIS: Enzyme Immunoassay (EIA)

RSCOC: Complement Fixation (CF)/Immunodiffusion (ID)

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Coccidioides Ab w/ Reflex, S

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Coccidioides, Serum
San Joaquin Valley Fever
Coccidioides immitis
Coccidioides posadasii
Fungal Serology