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Candida test

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Rapid Test

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Swab

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£ 19,00

The Candida Rapid Test is a cutting-edge solution that allows for rapid and on-the-spot detection of Candida albicans, the common culprit behind vaginal yeast infections. By utilizing a simple vaginal swab, you can now access critical health information with ease and convenience, empowering you to take charge of your reproductive health proactively.

Many individuals also choose to complement this test with our laboratory Candida Test, which assesses Candida levels in the intestines for a more detailed health evaluation.

 

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Candida Albicans Rapid Health Test

If you are experiencing symptoms like discomfort, itching, or unusual vaginal discharge, it could be indicative of a Candida infection. Consequently, the Candida Albicans Rapid Health Test has been developed to efficiently detect such infections.

The test specifically identifies Candida albicans, which is commonly the cause of vaginal yeast infections. By employing a simple vaginal swab technique, the test ensures rapid detection.

Insights into Candida Infections

Candida albicans, a yeast, is naturally present in the vagina in limited amounts. However, when hormonal changes occur or the immune system is weakened, its growth can increase, leading to an infection. Notably, symptoms typically include itching, burning sensations, abnormal discharge, and discomfort.

The Importance of Timely Detection

Early detection of Candida overgrowth is crucial. It allows for the implementation of appropriate treatment strategies, thus helping to prevent the infection from worsening. Furthermore, early diagnosis is key in managing reproductive health effectively and avoiding complications.

Focus on Women's Health

The Candida Albicans Rapid Health Test serves as a dedicated tool for quickly delivering reliable information. Therefore, it supports women in gaining a deeper understanding of their reproductive health, enabling them to make informed decisions about their well-being.

Proactive Health Assessment

This test offers a method to assess your reproductive health, particularly when experiencing specific symptoms. It represents a proactive step towards addressing potential health issues, guided by accurate and timely information.

FAQ

How is the Candida test carried out?

Our Candida test is a home test kit with instant results. After ordering, we will send you a kit with everything you need to perform the test yourself. Results are obtained within a few minutes.

What will the result tell me?

A positive or negative result: a positive result indicates that Candida albicans antigen was detected in the specimen.

What is the detection limitation for the test?

The Candida albicans Rapid Test Cassette (Vaginal Swab) can detect Candida albicans antigen as low as 1E+06org/ml.

What is the sensitivity and specificity of the test?

The performance of GetTested's Candida Test has been evaluated using 83 clinical specimens collected from both symptomatic and asymptomatic patients, in comparison with another rapid test method. The results show that the relative sensitivity of the GetTested Candida Test is 92.3%, and the relative specificity is 98.6%.

Who should get a Candida test?

It is recommended for individuals showing symptoms like persistent vaginal itching, unusual discharge, redness, and discomfort during intercourse or urination. It's particularly useful for those with recurrent infections, post-antibiotic treatment symptoms, during pregnancy, and for individuals with compromised immune systems, such as those with HIV/AIDS or diabetes.

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