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Test and sample information

This is a searchable database of information about tests offered by Pathology at the Royal Derby Hospital. 

If there are any comments on specific test content please contact john.monaghan@nhs.net .

For further patient information on pathology tests please visit: www.labtestsonline.org.uk

Test
Cryptococcal antigen
Sample
Blood or CSF
Sample container
Red Vacutainer (blood), sterile universal (CSF)
Volume required
8ml (blood), 1ml (CSF)
Discipline
Microbiology
Clinical notes
Please discuss with consultant microbiologist
Turn around time
1 working day
Referral laboratory (if applicable)
HPA, Bristol
Last modified: 02/08/2017