Beta D Glucan

Pan-fungal detection assay
Reference range: 

Negative <60 pg/ml

Indeterminate 60-79 pg/ml

Positive >80 pg/ml

Synonyms or keywords: 
BDG, Fungal Test
Sample type and Volume required: 
Clotted serum (Gold top)
Call in advance: 
Only if further information is required
Turnaround time: 
36-48 hours
Special sample instructions: 

Transport the sample to the laboratory as soon as it is collected

Storage and transport: 
Keep at 4C
Infection Sciences Department at King's College Hospital
Results: 020 3299 3567 Medical advice: 020 3299 4360
King's College Hospital
Cheyne Wing - 2nd Floor
Denmark Hill
London SE5 9RS

For clinical advice or interpretation of results, please contact the laboratory in the first instance.

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Last updated: 04/10/2016