Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Systemic candidiasis is often characterized by markedly elevated levels of Candida-specific antibodies.

Reference Range*

IgA: <1.0; IgG: <1.0; IgM: <1.0.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Test Limitations

Interpretation of Candida antibody results is complicated by detection of these antibodies in healthy individuals, and blunted antibody responses in immunocompromised patients. Fungus Culture is recommended as a more sensitive and specific test for Candidiasis.

Test Details

Days Test Performed

Tues - Saturday

Analytic Time

2 - 10 days

Soft Order Code


MiChart Code

Candida Albicans Ab (IgG,IgA,IgM) (Sendout)




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Laboratory Reference

Quest Valencia 30440 (Focus 20125)

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect specimen in red top or SST tube. Centrifuge, aliquot serum into a plastic vial and refrigerate.


Yellow Top Tube

Normal Volume

1 mL serum

Minimum Volume

0.25 mL serum

Additional Information

Test includes IgA, IgG, and IgM antibodies. Test sent to Quest Valencia; performed by Focus Diagnostics.

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Fee Codes

CPT Code

86628 x3

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