How to validate a valid GUID Value in C#

private static Regex isGuid = new Regex(@"^(\{){0,1}[0-9a-fA-F]{8}\-[0-9a-fA-F]{4}\-[0-9a-fA-F]{4}\-[0-9a-fA-F]{4}\-[0-9a-fA-F]{12}(\}){0,1}$", RegexOptions.Compiled);

internal static bool IsGuid(string candidate, out Guid output)

{

    bool isValid = false;

    output = Guid.Empty;

    if (candidate != null)

    {

        if (isGuid.IsMatch(candidate))

        {

            output = new Guid(candidate);

            isValid = true;

        }

    }

    return isValid;
}
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