Detection of antigen of Cryptococcus Neoformans in
Suspected Cryptococcus meningitis, cryptococcal infection in
Request via the ICE System.
24 hours - 7 days.
CSF or Serum.
White Top Universal (CSF)
Red Top (Plain)
Causes for Rejection
Unlabelled/inadequately labelled sample.
Insufficient clinical information given.
Processed in house as part of CSF investigation (on request).
Serum may be sent to a Reference Laboratory if required.