Candida Antibodies, Qualitative

CPT: 86628
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Test Details

Use

Diagnose systemic candidiasis

Limitations

Candida normally occur in the mouth, vagina, and GI tract of many individuals. Assay sensitivity is about 50%.

Methodology

Double immunodiffusion (DID)

Reference Interval

Negative

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

0.4 mL

Minimum Volume

0.2 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.

Causes for Rejection

Lipemia; gross bacterial contamination

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
096719 Candida Antibodies, Qual 5074-0 096719 Candida Antibodies, Qual 5074-0

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