Fungal Culture

Infectious Disease Laboratories:Microbiology

Test ID/Workstation: FUNG MIC2

Specimen Type: Urine, stool, vagina, respiratory specimens, tissue, fluids

Tube Type: Specimen container

Collection Volume: 1.0 mL fluid or 0.5 grams of tissue

Cause for rejection: Specimen sent in nonsterile container.

Storage: Ambient

Availability: Daily

Methodology: Culture

Special Instructions: Tissue or body fluid is optimal for isolation of fungi. Use E-Swab for specimens submitted from sites such as throat or vaginal, or when adequate tissue or fluid is not available.

OC Power Word: LCULTFUNGUS

Lab/Phone: 330-543-8412

TAT: 6 weeks

Additional Info: Preliminary report available after 72 hours

CPT Code: 87102

Synonyms: Yeast Culture; Candida Culture; Aspergillus Cult.

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