About Yeast and Mould

Available Tests for Yeast and Mould

EliSpot

Candida albicans EliSpot
(2x ACD/CPDA tube)

Antibodies

Candida albicans IgM-, IgA- and IgG-antibodies
(1x Serum/SST tube)

EliSpot

Aspergillus Peptide Mix 1 & 2 EliSpot
(2x ACD/CPDA tube)

Antibodies

Campylobacter jejuni IgA-/IgG-antibodies Immunoblot
(1x Serum/SST tube)

Yeast:

Candida albican, Candida glabrata, Candida rugosa, Candida parapsilosis, Candida tropicalis, Candida dupliniensis

Sources:

Low numbers present on adult skin, Candida albicans is part of the normal flora of the mucous membranes of the respiratory, gastrointestinal, and female genital tracts.

Symptoms:

Oropharyngeal candidiasis (thrush), vaginal candidiasis, systemic: abscess, thrombophlebitis, endocarditis, infections of the eyes and other organs

Complications:

Candida septicaemia

Risk factors:

antibiotics, immune suppression