Indications : Qualitative identification for the presence of antigens of Haemophilus influenzae, Streptococcus pneumoniae, Neisseriae meningitidis. The test is used to detect bacterial antigens in CSF for the rapid diagnosis of meningitis.
Normal Range : Negative
Interpretation : Bacterial antigens may be detected despite previous antibiotic therapy, immunologic methods.
Sample : Cerbrospinal fluid, serum
Test Method : Latex agglutination
Related Tests : Cerbrospinal fluid culture, Cryptococcal Antigen titer, Viral culture, Central Nervous system.
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