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Test ID: SCOC    
Coccidioides Antibody, Serum

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

8295

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

Yes

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

Diagnosing coccidioidomycosis

 

Serologic testing for coccidioidomycosis should be considered when patients exhibit symptoms of pulmonary or meningeal infection and have lived or traveled in areas where Coccidioides immitis is endemic. Any history of exposure to the organism or travel cannot be overemphasized when a diagnosis of coccidioidomycosis is being considered.

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

Complement Fixation (CF) Using Coccidioidin: IgG
Immunodiffusion: IgG and IgM

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

Coccidioides Ab, S

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

Coccidioides antibody, S
San Joaquin Valley fever
Valley Fever