(Candida albicans Skin Test Antigen for Cellular Immunity)

CANDIN is the only Candida albicans extract-based skin testing antigen for intradermal injection licensed by the FDA to assess cell-mediated hypersensitivity to Candida albicans.

CANDIN should not be used to diagnose or treat Type 1 allergy to Candida albicans.

NDC 59584-138-01

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Every lot of CANDIN is tested in a clinical trial for consistency of potency.

CANDIN has demonstrated consistent clinical potency over its history.


CANDIN may be useful in evaluating patients suspected of having a reduced cellular immune response in patients that respond to candida antigen.

Because some persons with normal cellular immunity are not hypersensitive to Candida (see below), concurrent use of other cell-mediated hypersensitivity skin testing antigens is recommended.

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Are you positive they’re negative?

CANDIN is cited as a control for tuberculin skin testing (TST) to rule out anergy as a possible factor in persons who are skin-test negative to tuberculin.

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