Cryptococcus Antigen CSF Test and Its Price

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Cryptococcus Antigen CSF

The Cryptococcus antigen test is used to determine whether or not a person has a Cryptococcus neoformans fungus infection. The lungs, brain, and central nervous system are the primary targets. Cryptococcosis is frequent in immune-compromised persons with HIV/AIDS or those using immunosuppressive medications.

The fungus Cryptococcus neoformans attacks the brain system and the lungs. Therefore, the test is the most effective diagnostic approach for an early diagnosis of Cryptococcal infection.

Why done? 

The Cryptococcus antigen test aids in the early detection of the problem before it progresses to cryptococcal meningitis, which can be fatal if not treated. It is possible to detect Cryptococcus antigen in serum 22 days before the onset of meningitis symptoms using an antigen test performed on blood samples or cerebrospinal fluid. An elevated antigen titter implies the presence of an active infection.

An unintended weight loss, tiny red spots, swollen glands, unusual sweating, dry cough, fever, confusion, chest discomfort, impaired vision and nausea are signs of cryptococcosis. Other symptoms include weariness and fatigue-like symptoms, nausea and vomiting, and fatigue-like symptoms.


>>You'll have blood extracted from an arm vein. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

>>No preparation is needed.

Required documents for Cryptococcus Antigen CSF Test

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After care

>>Leave the dressing strip on for 15 minutes. No particular type of care is required.

Cost of Cryptococcus Antigen CSF Test in Delhi

The Cryptococcus Antigen CSF Test cost varies by region and facility. So constantly get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centres like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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