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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

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