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Test ID: LFACX    
Cryptococcus Antigen with Reflex, LFA, Spinal Fluid

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

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Profile Information A profile is a group of laboratory tests that are ordered and performed together under a single Mayo Test ID. Profile information lists the test performed, inclusive of the test fee, when a profile is ordered and includes reporting names and individual availability.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
CLFACryptococcus Ag Screen w/Titer, CSFYesYes

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
FGENCFungal Culture, CSFYes, (Order FGEN)No

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

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


If Cryptococcus antigen titer is positive, then fungal culture will be performed at an additional charge.

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

Lateral Flow Assay (LFA)

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


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

Cryptococcus Ag w/Reflex, LFA, CSF

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

Fungal Serology
Histoplasma capsulatum
Blastomyces dermatitidis