1 SST/1.0 mL serum. After 30 minutes of clotting, promptly centrifuge and refrigerate.
Room Temp 7 days; Refrigerated 14 days
3-5 days Performed Mon-Sat
The assay detects circulating Candida antigen in patients with serious, disseminated infection. A consistently high or rising titer correlates with disseminated disease.