2 - 8 days
Turnaround time is defined as the usual number of days from the date of pickup of a specimen for testing to when the result is released to the ordering provider. In some cases, additional time should be allowed for additional confirmatory or additional reflex tests. Testing schedules may vary.
0.5 mL (Note: This volume does not allow for repeat testing.)
Red-top tube or gel-barrier tube
Maintain specimen at room temperature.
Lipemia; gross bacterial contamination
Diagnose systemic candidiasis
Candida normally occur in the mouth, vagina, and GI tract of many individuals. Assay sensitivity is about 50%.
Double immunodiffusion (DID)
|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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