Aspergillus / galactomannan testing

Referred to Mycology Reference Laboratory, Public Health England South West Laboratory, Southmead Hospital, Bristol, BS10 5NB

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Samples required

Clotted blood (gold cap, 5 mL tube). Smaller tubes are available for paediatric samples.

Test indications


Test information

Test for antibody (precipitins) or antigen (galactomannan).

Please state which test is required.

Reference range


Turnaround time

See virology and microbiological serology turnaround times.


Microbiology (Virology and Serology), ext. 64627