CANDIDA ALBICANS ANTIBODY, IMMUNODIFFUSION

Specimen Required
Draw blood in a SST. Centrifuge, separate and send 1.0 mL serum (0.25 mL minimum) refrigerated in a screw-capped plastic vial.

Alternate Specimen
Serum: Red-top

Methodology
Immunodiffusion

Stability
Room Temperature: 7 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: 30 days

Reference Range
Negative

Performed
Tuesday-Saturday

Turnaround Time5-8 days
Test CodeCANID
CPT-4 Code (s)
86628
LOINC Codes
5074-0

Warde
Medical
Laboratory