Cryptococcus antigen

Which test do we use?

Lateral Flow Assay

Sampling instructions

Serum of lumbar fluid

Storage conditions

The serum can be sent at room temperature, but the duration of transportation must be reduced as much as possible (avoid weekends or holidays).

Important advice

When clearly indicated on the request form, this test can be performed urgently. In this case the result is known the same day.

Frequence

2x / week

Reference values

negative

How soon can you expect results?

Depends on the total number of requested analyses. See ‘How frequently do we perform this analysis’.

Accredited

Yes
ISO 15189 – Belac 147-MED

RIZIV-code

551832 / 551843

Laatste wijziging op: 12/11/2019