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Test ID: CLFA    
Cryptococcus Antigen Screen with Titer, Spinal Fluid

Secondary ID A test code used for billing and in test definitions created prior to November 2011

62074

NY State Approved Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.

Yes

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Aids in the diagnosis of cryptococcosis

Reflex Tests Lists test(s) that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial test(s)

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CLFATCryptococcus Ag Titer, LFA, CSFYesNo

Testing Algorithm Delineates situation(s) when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

If result is positive, Cryptococcus titer will be performed at an additional charge.

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Lateral Flow Assay (LFA)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Cryptococcus Ag Screen w/Titer, CSF

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Cryptococcus Ag Screen, CSF
Cryptococcus gattii
Cryptococcus neoformans
Fungal Serology