ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY - FUNGAL (YEAST AND MOLDS)

Specimen Required
Actively growing isolated organism, in pure culture, on agar slant. Isolate identification and specimen source required. Transport pure culture in a sealed container at room temperature.

Rejection Criteria
Nonviable yeast, mixed cultures, or leaking containers.

Methodology
Broth Microdilution

Stability
Room Temperature: 14 days; Refrigerated: 14 days; Frozen: Unacceptable

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Sunday-Saturday

Turnaround Time4-14 days
Test CodeMICF
CPT-4 Code (s)
87186. Variable charges & CPT codes depending on methodology. Species will be determined at additional fee if yeast not identified.
LOINC Codes
29577-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory