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ID:830 Paracoccidioides antibodies
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DescriptionThis test detects the presence of antibodies to Paracoccidioides in serum.
IndicationThis test is appropriate for the diagnosis of paracoccidioidomycosis.
Additional InfoThis test comprises a double diffusion test for precipitins (DD).
Concurrent Testsna
Dietary Requirementsna
InterpretationA positive DD is usually a clear indications of a current or recent infection caused by Paracoccidioides.

DepartmentMycology
SampleBlood or Serum
TubeSerum Gel Tube
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Collection Conditions
Min. Vol10ml blood 1ml serum
Freq.

Ref. Range (Male)negative
Ref. Range (Female)negative
Ref. Range (Paed)negative
Ref. Range Notes n/a
Units - Not Defined -
IP Acute TAT6 days
IP Routine TAT6 days
GP Acute TAT6 days
GP Routine TAT6 days
Turnround Comment95% Turnaround times The DD test is performed daily. Results may be available considerably earlier than stated turnaround time.

Originally edited by : Richard Barton. Review due on 26/10/2017 15:29:59. Published By Kasia Okurowska on 26/10/2016 15:29:59.