Identify Candida albicansCandida glabrata and Candida parapsilosis in 20 minutes.

Why you need to know the difference

Candida species are the most common cause of fungal bloodstream infections.1 These infections are associated with high mortality rates and lead to increased hospital costs.2 Conventional identification methods can take days, forcing clinicians to manage patients empirically.1,3

QuickFISH* Provides 20 Minute Identification and Differentiation of Candida Species from Positive Blood Cultures

  • Save time and money by using as a first line detection method and differentiate between C. albicansC. glabrata and C. parapsilosis sooner.
  • Results 2-5 days earlier than conventional methods.
  • Allows for better patient management by offering rapid pathogen ID.
1 Pappas et al. Clin Infect Dis 2004; 38:161-189.
2 Castanheira et al. Diagn Microb Infect Dis 2016; 85:200-204.
3 Pfaller et al. J Clin Micro 2011; 49(1):396-399.

*Candida QuickFISH is CE Marked in the European Community. Candida QuickFISH is not cleared with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Yeast Traffic Light® PNA FISH® is cleared with the U.S. FDA