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Premier® Cryptococcal Antigen
Premier<sup>®</sup> Cryptococcal Antigen

A screening or semi-quantitative EIA for the detection of Cryptococcus neoformans in serum and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF).
Premier® Cryptococcal Antigen detects and provides a reliable semi-quantitative determination of all cryptococcal antigen serotypes present in specimens.

Product Details
Meridian Catalogue #: 602096
Kit Size 192 Microwells
Shelf Life from date of manufacture 14 Months
Storage Requirements Refrigerated
Specimen Type Serum, Cerebrospinal Fluid
Assay Format Enzyme Immunoassay
CE Marked Yes
Sensitivity 100%
Specificity 98%
Hazardous Flammable – Methanol; Harmful – Thimerosal
Country of Origin USA
Available Within/Outside USA Yes
Suggested CPT Code 87327
Weight 2
Results Interpretation Spectrophotometric/Visual
Visual Reading:
Negative = colorless
Positive = definite yellow color
Use an EIA reader if there is uncertainty in determining a definite yellow color.

Spectrophotometric Readings:
Negative = <0.100 (450 nm); <0.070 (450/630 nm)
Indeterminant = =0.100 and <0.150 (450 nm); =0.070 and <0.100 (450/630 nm)
Positive = =0.150 nm; =0.100 nm (450/630 nm)