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14760: Coccidioides immitis Identification, DNA Probe Print View
C. Immitis, DNA Probe   Not detected   

PRIMARY
1 Pure Culture Agar Slant 1 (1) mL   Refrigerated - 30 Day(s)/Room Temperature - 30 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

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
walled container

Specimen Stability: Frozen Unacceptable

Transport Temperature: Room Temperature
Setup Schedule
Monday, Thursday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Next day

CPT Code
87149

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.

Notes
METHODOLOGY: Nucleic Acid Probe Reject Criteria: Mixed isolates Set-up: 2 days per week, as needed; Report available: 2-4 days






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