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Candida Antibodies | Pathology

$260.00

Candida is a breed of natural fungus which commonly inhabit the skin and mucous membranes of the body. This comprehensive profile tests a range of Candida variants in addition to relevant IgG, IgA and igM antibodies. 

Description

DESCRIPTION

Candida is a breed of natural fungus which commonly inhabit the skin and mucous membranes of the body. This comprehensive profile tests a range of Candida variants in addition to relevant IgG, IgA and igM antibodies. 

IgG is an antibody which reflects past or ongoing infection. 

IgA is found in mucous secretions, with elevated levels indicating potential Candida infection. 

IgM is an antibody which is formed after antigen exposure, and indicates infection. 

An overgrowth of Candida can develop into numerous fungal infections which may inhibit the body’s functionality and overall health. Conditions such as previous infection, recent surgery, immunodeficiency, vulnerable age and malnutrition can increase the risk of Candida infections.

TEST TYPE: SST Serum Blood Test

TESTING FOR/TEST IF YOU EXPERIENCE:

  • Previous infection
  • Recent surgery
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Old age
  • Malnutrition

HOW IT WORKS

Step 1: Receive Pathology Forms
You will receive a package which will include all instructions, pathology form, details of sample collection locations.

Step 2: Pathology assessment
Once your samples are received by the lab they will be assessed. The turn around time for results is 7 – 10 business days but please be aware laboratory times may vary and you may experience a delay in results.

Step 3: Medical Team review results
Once your confidential results have been sent to the medical team for review, they will call you to discuss your results and appropriate treatment options moving forward.

Step 4: Results sent to the patient
Finally, a copy of your results will be sent through to you for your reference.

CONTACT US

If you are unsure if you need this assessment or would like to know more please contact us.

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