Candida albicans Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM)

Test Code
CAN ALB (30440)

Quest Code

CPT Codes
86628 (x3)<br /> ***This test is not available for New York patient testing***

Preferred Specimen
1 mL serum

Minimum Volume
0.2 mL

Transport Container
Transport tube

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

Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

FDA Status
This test was developed and its analytical performance characteristics have been determined by Quest Diagnostics. It has not been cleared or approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. This assay has been validated pursuant to the CLIA regulations and is used for clinical purposes.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Mon, Wed-Sat; Report available: 1-3 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 or 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

The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.