Lateral flow EIA
Establish presence of cryptococcal antigen
Screen: Negative, Titer: No titer
A single negative result does not rule out the possibility of cryptococcal infection.
1 - 8 hours
- CRYPTOCOCCUS ANTIGEN SCREEN
- India Ink Replacement Assay
- Cryptococcus Antigen Titer
Collect specimen in a clean tube or container. Refrigerate and send within 24 hours of collection. Titer will be run on specimens giving a positive screen.
Repeat testing is limited to once/week. If the Cryptococcus screen is positive, a titer will be performed at an additional charge. By ordering this test the clinician acknowledges that additional reflex testing will be performed and billed at a separate additional charge if indicated.