Cryptococcal Antigen ( Fluid )
A qualitative screen is initially performed and positive screens are then titred. All CSF's requesting cryptococcal antigen also have routine fungi culture performed.
Cerebrospinal fluid ( CSF ) or serum (plain gold top blood tube). Plasma is not suitable.
Mon - Sun, 0800 - 2400
For the qualitative or semi-quantitative detection of the polysaccharide antigens of Cryptococcus species complex ( C. neoformans and C. gatti)