Candida Antibodies, Serum

Additional Info:
Includes IgG, IgM and IgA

Useful For:
Systemic candidiasis is often characterized by markedly elevated levels of Candida-specific antibodies. However, interpretation of Candida antibody results is complicated by detection of these antibodies in healthy individuals, and blunted antibody responses in immunocompromised patients.

Methodology: Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

Specimen Requirements:
1 yellow-top SST tube (minimum: 0.2 mL of serum). Centrifuge SST 30 minutes after draw. Refrigerate specimen after collection.

Analytical Time:
2 – 4 days

Days Set Up: Tuesday, Friday

CPT Information:
86628 – x 3

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