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About This Test

Department: Virology and Molecular Microbiology

Requirement: 5ml clotted blood (1ml if paediatric), red top,

Turnaround Time: 3-5 days

Non-inasive test as an aid for the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections

Other Comments:

If processing is delayed, refrigeration is preferable to storage at ambient temperature. Delays of over 48 hours are undesirable

Measurement units: pg/ml
Clinical decision points: Interpretive comments included in report
Factors known to significantly affect results: haemolysis
Reference Lab: PHE Bristol