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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.
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.