The Fungitell ß-D Glucan assay detects (1,3)- ß-D-glucan from the following pathogens: Candida spp., Acremonium, Aspergillus spp., Coccidioides immitis, Fusarium spp., Histoplasma capsulatum, Trichosporon spp., Sporothrix schenckii, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, and Pneumocystis jiroveci.
Negative: Less than 60 pg/mL. Indeterminate: 60 to 79 pg/mL. Positive: Greater than or equal to 80 pg/mL
2 - 4 days
If received from clinic, send to Specimen Processing frozen. If on site, send to Specimen Processing and it will be frozen before shipment.