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Candida Antibodies, Qualitative

CPT: 86628
Updated on 12/9/2019
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Expected Turnaround Time

2 - 8 days


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Specimen Requirements


Specimen

Serum


Volume

1 mL

0.4 mL

1 mL


Minimum Volume

0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)


Container

Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube


Storage Instructions

Maintain specimen at room temperature.


Causes for Rejection

Lipemia; gross bacterial contamination


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


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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