Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid

cryptococcus antigen rapid test

Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid

Cryptococcus neoformans causes a fungal infection called Cryptococcosis. This type of fungal infection attacks the CNS (central nervous system) and lungs. Patients with HIV/AIDS, organs transplant, and low immunity are at high risk of having cryptococcosis infection. The patient may develop a Cryptococcal infection by breathing the dust particles. When the cryptococcosis infection spreads from the lungs to the brain, then it transforms into cryptococcal meningitis.

Cryptococcal antigen rapid test is used to diagnose the cryptococcosis infection by identifying the fungus type at the early stage to prevent the infection from being fatal. The total turns around time of the cryptococcal antigen rapid test is just 10 minutes.

Why is Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid Done?

  • Diagnose the cryptococcosis infection
  • Detect the type of fungus.
  • To the patient suffering from HIV/AIDS
  • Patient with acute or chronic lungs infection

Your qualified doctor will request this cryptococcus antigen rapid test if you develop the symptoms of cryptococcosis infection such as

  • Headache
  • Neck pain
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea
  • Behavioural change
  • Weight loss
  • Red spots
  • Dry Cough
  • Swollen Glands
  • Fever
  • Chest pain
  • Fatigue. etc.

Sample Type Required

  • Blood sample


The cryptococcosis infection usually affects the central nervous system and lungs. If the cryptococcosis infection is not managed or treated at the starting stage of the infection, there is a possibility of being spread to the brain and developing cryptococcal meningitis. To prevent the development of cryptococcal meningitis and the infection life-threatening, early identification of the infection and treatment is necessary.  The Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid helps in diagnosing the problem before it becomes fatal.

Ganesh Diagnostic and imaging center is the leading pathology laboratory offering Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid in Delhi NCR to patients with the mentioned above indications and reasons, If you or any of your known suffering from Cryptococcosis infection, book the test as soon as possible for on-time treatment.



Test Type Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid

Cryptococcus Antigen Rapid Test (Pathology Test)


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Test Price: ₹ 2050
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