Candida IgM (IFA)

Sample: Serum

Schedule: Daily (Immunofluorescence)

Units: Titer

Range: A positive titer (1:16 or more) may indicate current infection.

Remarks: Candida spp normally is found in the mouth, vagina, and gastrointeestinal tract of many persons. Immunodepressed patients show high incidence of candidiasis.Positive Candida IgG tests indicates past infection anytime in the past and positive Candida gM test indicates possible current infection. Nevertheless antibodies test is not reliable for diagnostic purposes.


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