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Candida Antibodies/Antigen (Test Code 3001 or 3002)

Collection Method

Blood Spot or Serum SST

Turn Around Time

7-10 business days

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Candida overgrowth is the most common cause of systemic fungal infection and accounts for 80% of all major systemic fungal infections. Symptoms may be attributed to food sensitivity because the invasive fungi can increase rapidly in number and permeate the digestive tract.

The Candida antibodies test measures IgG, IgA and IgM antibodies.

IgG Antibodies- Generally appears about a week after exposure. This is the most abundant class of immunoglobulins. Elevated IgG is consistent with exposure to Candida.

IgA Antibodies- are found in the body’s mucosal surfaces which include gastrointestinal, oropharyngeal, respiratory, genital, and urinary tracts. Elevated levels are associated with mucosal candida overgrowth.

IgM Antibodies- are the body’s initial defence against infection, usually detectable in the bloodstream several days to a week after initial exposure, Elevated levels of IgM may indicate an acute response to Candida.

Common Conditions:

• Fatigue
• Brain fog
• Skin disorders
• Impaired immune system
• Bloating
• Abdominal pain
• Constipation
• Diarrhea
• Reflux
• Food allergies

Test Method

ELISA

Analytes

IgG Antibodies

IgA Antibodies

IgM Antibodies

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