Candida Antigen and Antibody Profile

CPT: 86628(x3); 87899
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Test Details

Use

Detection of antigen and antibody (IgG, IgM, IgA) to Candida albicans

Limitations

Results for this test are for research purposes only by the assay's manufacturer. The performance characteristics of this product have not been established. Results should not be used as a diagnostic procedure without confirmation of the diagnosis by another medically established diagnostic product or procedure.

Methodology

Latex agglutination (LA) and enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)

Specimen Requirements

Specimen

Serum

Volume

3 mL

Minimum Volume

0.6 mL

Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube

Storage Instructions

Refrigerate; stable for 14 days at 2°C to 8°C.

Causes for Rejection

Microbially-contaminated specimen; heat-treated specimen; specimens containing particulate matter; gross hemolysis; lipemia or icterus

Clinical Information

Special Instructions

Candida antigen, positive results are titered at an additional charge. This assay is not approved for New York State patients.

LOINC® Map

Order Code Order Code Name Order Loinc Result Code Result Code Name UofM Result LOINC
163178 Candida Antigen/Antibody Panel 183542 Candida Antigen 35271-6
163178 Candida Antigen/Antibody Panel 163140 Candida Antibodies IgG U/mL 7172-0
163178 Candida Antigen/Antibody Panel 163141 Candida Antibodies IgM U/mL 27391-2
163178 Candida Antigen/Antibody Panel 163142 Candida Antibodies IgA U/mL 27417-5
Reflex Table for Candida Antigen
Order Code Order Name Result Code Result Name UofM Result LOINC
Reflex 1 183543 Candida Ag Titer 183543 Candida Ag Titer 9501-8

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