Candida albicans Antibodies

Overview

  • EPIC Code:
  • LAB2858
  • Soft Test Code:
  • CAII
  • Send Out Test Code:
  • 30440
Alternate Names
  • Candida albicans Antibodies (IgG, IgA, IgM)
Included Tests

Albicans IgA; Albicans IgG; Albicans IgM


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.


Specimen Collection & Preparation

Specimen Requirements

1.0 mL Serum in a SST Gold Top Tube

Alternate Specimen

1.0 mL Serum from a Red Top Tube in a Plastic Vial

TransportAndStorage

7 days Ambient
14 days Refrigerated
30 days Frozen

Collection Instructions

 

Clinical Interpretation

Reference Range:

<1.0 Antibody not detected
≥1.0 Antibody detected


Methodology:
  • Semi-Quantitative Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay (ELISA)

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.


Documentation

Research Use Only


Production Schedule

Sites Performed
  • Quest - Chantilly to San Juan Capistrano
Days Performed
Monday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Departments
  • Sendouts - Clinical
Turn Around Time

1 to 3 days


Coding & Compliance

CDM

000916628; 00919628


CPT Coding

86628 x 3