Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)
Coccidioides immitis is the etiologic agent of coccidioidomycosis and is transmitted by inhalation of arthrospores.
Specimen Requirements: Pure Isolate on an agar slant in a double
Specimen Stability: Frozen Unacceptable
Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Reported (Analytical Time)
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METHODOLOGY: Nucleic Acid Probe Reject Criteria: Mixed isolates Set-up: 2 days per week, as needed; Report available: 2-4 days