Detection of Candida albicans cell wall polysaccharide (mannan) in serum is highly suggestive of systemic or disseminated candidiasis.
< 1:2; <1:2 Antigen Not Detected, > or = 1:2 Antigen Detected
This test is designed to detect circulating Candida antigen in patients with serious, disseminated infection. Mucotaneous type infections such as oral or vaginal thrush or oesophagitis are not detected by this test.
1 - 9 days
- Candida albicans Antigen Detection
- Mannan Test, Candida
- Candida albicans Ag Detection
Test sent to Mayo Medical Laboratories; performed by Focus Diagnostics.