Candida albicans Antibodies IgA, IgG and IgM by ELISA


Sunquest Code:CANAGM  
Epic Code:LAB8021Epic Name:Candida albicans ABS IgA, IgG and IgM by ELISA
Synonyms:Candida Ab
Methodology:Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Sat; results are reported in 1-8 days.
Compliance:

This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been approved or cleared by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.



Collection Instructions

Specimen:Blood
Optimal Volume:1 mL
Minimum\Peds Volume:0.5 mL
Container:Red or gold (gel) (Red (no gel))
Causes for Rejection:Body fluids


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Separate serum from cells ASAP. Centrifuge and aliquot 0.5 mL, 0.15 mL minimum. Store in refrigerator.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at refrigerated temperature.
Stability:48 hours at room temperature; 2 weeks refrigerated; 6 months frozen.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (ARUP)
Referral Lab number:95200


Interpretive

Reference Range:
Candida Antibody IgG
0.89 EV or less Negative - No significant level of detectable Candida alibicans antibody
0.90-0.99 EV Equivocal - Questionable presence of antibodies. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.00 EV or greater Positive - Antibody to Candida albicans detected, which may indicate a current or past infection

Candida Antibody IgM
0.89 EV or less Negative - No significant level of detectable Candida alibicans antibody
0.90-0.99 EV Equivocal - Questionable presence of antibodies. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.00 EV or greater Positive - Antibody to Candida albicans detected, which may indicate a current or past infection

Candida Antibody IgA
0.89 EV or less Negative - No significant level of detectable Candida alibicans antibody
0.90-0.99 EV Equivocal - Questionable presence of antibodies. Repeat testing in 10-14 days may be helpful.
1.00 EV or greater Positive - Antibody to Candida albicans detected, which may indicate a current or past infection


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