Types of agglutination reactions and Prozone phenomenon MLTGEEKS

Types of agglutination reactions and Prozone phenomenon

Agglutination is one of the antigen and specific antibody reactions that occur when the two are mixed in vitro in the laboratory in the presence of electrolytes at a suitable temperature and pH. Agglutination is from the Latin…

Cryptococcus antigen test MLTGEEKS

Latex cryptococcus antigen test (CrAg) principle and result interpretation

The LATEX-CRYPTOCOCCUS ANTIGEN TEST (CrAg) is a simple and rapid latex test (lateral flow immunoassay test also exist) for the semi-quantitative or qualitative detection of the capsular polysaccharide antigens of Cryptococcus neoformans in cerebrospinal fluid (cryptococcal meningitis or…