Aspergillus Antigen EIA
From Aspergillus Tests
Platelia™ Aspergillus EIA immunoenzymatic sandwich microplate assay, cleared by the FDA for the detection of galactomannan in serum or BALF.
The result is not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
- Antifungal therapy may cause false negative results in patients with aspergillosis.
- Low positive results (0.5-1.5 GMI) are equivocal and may represent false positives, as the cutoff of 0.5 GMI was determined based on human studies for the early diagnosis of invasive fungal infections.
- Certain gluconate containing fluids (Vetivex pHLyte NOT Plasmalyte or Norm-R)
- Potentially penicillin antibiotics
- High: Alternaria, Fusarium, Geotrichum, Paecilomyces
- Low: Coccidioides, Cryptococcus, Blastomyces, Histoplasma
Test Setup: Monday – Friday
Urine/Serum/CSF/BAL: Results Released in 24 – 48 hours
*New positives may require confirmation
*Results are reported as numeric values (Index) which are interpreted as positive or negative.
Platelia™ is a registered trademark of BioRad.
Specimen: Urine, Serum, CSF, BAL
Serum: Collect serum specimens in serum separator tube. Allow blood to clot for 30 minutes, then centrifuge. Send serum in serum separator tube or transfer tube.
Urine/CSF/BAL: Submit Urine, CSF, and BAL in a sterile leak proof plastic tube.
Stability: Room temperature = 48 hours; Refrigerated = 5 days; Frozen = 5 months
If specimen is too viscous to pipette.
No reviews were found for Aspergillus Antigen EIA. Be the first to review!