Identify Candida albicans, Candida glabrata and Candida parapsilosis in 20 Minutes
Blood Culture Contains a Yeast, Which Species Is It?
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. albicans, C. glabrata and C. parapsilosis sooner.
- Results 2-5 days earlier than conventional methods.
- Allows for better patient management by offering rapid pathogen ID.
*NOTE: Candida QuickFISH is CE Marked in the European Community. It is currently not FDA cleared and is for Research Use Only and not for use in diagnostic procedures within the United States.