Candida albicans Antibody (IgG) [34897X]

Test Code
34897

CPT Codes
86628<br /> **This test is not available for New York patient testing**

Preferred Specimen
0.5 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.1 mL

Transport Container
Plastic screw-cap vial

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 30 days

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Grossly contaminated • Hemolyzed • Lipemic • Icteric specimens should not be used • Body fluids other than serum are not acceptable

Methodology
Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

FDA Status
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA. The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Tues-Sat a.m.; Report available: 2-4 days

Reference Range
<1.0 Antibody not detected
≥1.0 Antibody detected


Clinical Significance
Candidiasis is a fungal infection that may cause localized or systemic disease. The severity of infection is broad, extending to life-threatening. Acute and convalescent titers should be compared.

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Infectious Disease, Inc.
33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042




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