Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen
Investigations Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen
Aspergillus infections usually start in the lungs as the port of entry following inhalation of Aspergillus spores which are present in the environment. Invasive forms, which have been on the increase for the last 10 years, constitute the most serious infections.

Serology Tests
Aspergillus Galactomannan Antigen (immunoenzymatic sandwich microplate assay)

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Specimen type Serology
Clotted blood: 5ml Clot activator and separation gel (GOLD CAPPED) container.
Bronchoalveolar lavage: Collected in a sterile leak-proof container.

Ideal time to take specimen  
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How to take the specimen  
Transport to the laboratory If transport is delayed then store at +4°C.
Test Times Serology: Twice weekly
Turnround Serology: 5 working days
Additional information  
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