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Candida Antigen Detection
0.5 mL serum
Plastic screw-cap vial
Refrigerated (cold packs)
Room temperature: Unacceptable
Refrigerated: 14 days
Frozen: 6 months
Received room temperature
Latex Agglutination (LA)
|Focus Diagnostics, Inc.|
|33608 Ortega Highway, Bldg B-West Wing|
|San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675-2042|
Set up: Mon-Fri
|<1:2||Antigen not detected|
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.
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|Result Name||LOINC Code||Component Name|
|85968500||CANDIDA ANTIGEN DETECTION||5075-7||Candida albicans Ag|
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