What is Cryptococcus Antigen?
Cryptococcosis is an invasive fungal infection caused by Cryptococcus neoformans found commonly in pigeon droppings. The disease affects mainly lungs and CNS. This is the preferred test for diagnosis of Cryptococcal infection
Preparation for Cryptococcus Antigen
- No special preparation required
Sample Type for Cryptococcus Antigen
The sample type collected for Cryptococcus Antigen is: Blood