Candida Albicans Test €90

Candida Albicans is a yeast-like fungus that is normally present on the skin and on mucous membranes such as the vagina, mouth, or rectum. An overgrowth of Candida in these areas is commonly referred to as thrush. The Candida Albicans test is designed to detect elevated levels of IgM and IgG antibodies to Candida Albicans. Elevated IgM results indicate an early stage infection.

90.00

What Causes Candida Albicans?

Factors which encourage Candida overgrowth include

  • Overuse of antibiotics
  • Oral contraceptives
  • Steroid drugs
  • Eating a high sugar or high yeast diet
  • Food intolerance
Symptoms of Thrush can include
  • Headaches
  • Fatigue, tiredness or low energy
  • Abdominal bloating
  • Excessive flatulence
  • Bladder / kidney infections
  • Nail or skin fungal infections
  • White coating on the tongue
  • Mood swings
  • Depression
  • Increased intolerance to certain foods

What size is the test kit? 

  1. This blood test kit is approx 14 cm x 12 cm x 2 cm so it will pass through a standard letter box.
  2. It has the CE certification mark and it conforms with European regulation.

What is included in the Candida Albicans Test kit? 

  1. Lancet for pricking the finger
  2. Bulbous head capillary tube for drawing up the blood sample
  3. Blood collection tube
  4. Transportation bottle to protect the blood sample in the blood collection tube during transportation
  5. Elastoplast to cover the wound
  6. Return envelope – Superstrong, Post Office Approved

Aftercare

  1. You will receive a copy  of your laboratory test result within two weeks of sending us your blood sample.
  2. After you receive  your laboratory test result, you can contact us for an optional follow up consultation.
  3. You can also  bring these test results to the attention of your GP for their consideration.