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Test Catalog

Test ID: ULFA    
Cryptococcus Antigen Screen, Lateral Flow Assay, Urine

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If this screen is positive, the antigen titer will be performed at an additional charge.

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Urine

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Submission Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Collect a random urine specimen.

2. No preservative.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Other Turbid reject; Colored reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
UrineRefrigerated (preferred)14 days
 Frozen 14 days