Microbiology Test

Bacterial Antigens

Dr. Simi Paknikar
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Simi Paknikar, MD
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Test : Bacterial Antigens

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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