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26067 Cryptococcus Antigen Screen with Titer, CSF

Cryptococcus Antigen Screen with Titer, CSF
Test Code: CRYPAGC
Synonyms/Keywords
​Cryptococcus Antigen, CSF
Useful For
​The diagnosis of Cryptococcus infection and the monitoring of treatment. 
A semi-quantitative titer will be performed on positive samples at an additional charge.
Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​CSF ​CSF tubes 1-4 ​Sage container ​250 uL
​250 uL
100 uL
​Note: For samples with low specimen volume, please contact performing department for consult prior to cancelling the test. 
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Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF ​Refrigerate ​3 days
​Frozen > 3 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday ​1 day ​Lateral Flow Immunochromatographic
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
87899​ ​1 ​Screen
​87899 ​1 ​Titer ​as needed
Synonyms/Keywords
​Cryptococcus Antigen, CSF
Ordering Applications
Ordering Application Description
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Specimen Requirements
Fasting Required Specimen Type Preferred Container/Tube Acceptable Container/Tube Specimen Volume Specimen Minimum Volume
(allows for 1 repeat)
Pediatric Minimum Volume
(no repeat)
​No ​CSF ​CSF tubes 1-4 ​Sage container ​250 uL
​250 uL
100 uL
​Note: For samples with low specimen volume, please contact performing department for consult prior to cancelling the test. 
​ ​ ​ ​ ​ ​
Specimen Stability Information
Specimen Type Temperature Time
CSF ​Refrigerate ​3 days
​Frozen > 3 days
Rejection Criteria
Hemolysis
Useful For
​The diagnosis of Cryptococcus infection and the monitoring of treatment. 
A semi-quantitative titer will be performed on positive samples at an additional charge.
Reference Range Information
Performing Location Reference Range
​Marshfield ​Negative
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Performing Laboratory Information
Performing Location Day(s) Test Performed Analytical Time Methodology/Instrumentation
Marshfield​ Monday through Friday ​1 day ​Lateral Flow Immunochromatographic
For billing questions, see Contacts
Outreach CPTs
CPT Modifier
(if needed)
Quantity Description Comments
87899​ ​1 ​Screen
​87899 ​1 ​Titer ​as needed
For most current information refer to the Marshfield Laboratory online reference manual.