microbiological testing

Cryptococcal Antigen
Lateral Flow Assay

The IMMY CrAg LFA (Cryptococcal Antigen Lateral Flow Assay) is an immunochromatographic dipstick assay for the qualitative and semi-quanitative detection of cryptococcal antigen. The CrAg LFA is empowering health care providers in all clinical settings with rapid, reliable, and robust diagnostic results.

Key Advantages of the CrAg LFA

  • 10 minute test time | 1 minute tech time
  • No specimen pretreatment
    – No boiling (CSF)
    – No Pronase™/Protease™ (serum)
  • Qualitative and semi-quantitative results
  • As easy as a home pregnancy test
  • Only product FDA-cleared for both C. neoformans and C. gattii

5-Easy Steps Procedure

  1. Add 1 drip of specimen diluent.
  2. Add 40µl of sample.
  3. Put strip into the tube.
  4. Incubate for 10 mins.
  5. 1 band = negative | 2 bands = positive

Other diagnostic assay of fungi (MycobacteriaCryptococcusHistoplasmaCoccidioidesAspergillusCandidaBlastomycesParacoccidioidesSporothrix ), please refer to the following OEM website.

OEM Website:  http://www.immy.com/