ANTIMICROBIAL SUSCEPTIBILITY - FUNGAL (YEAST AND MOLDS)

Components
Selective reporting by organism and source. The following antifungal agents are tested: Amphotericin B, Anidulafungin, caspofungin, fluconazole, 5-fluorocytosine, itraconazole, isavuconazole, micafungin, posaconazole, and voriconazole.
Susceptibility testing for dermatophytes and dimorphic fungi is not perfromed at ARUP. If requested, isolates will be sent to the Fungus Testing Laboratory, San Antonio, TX. Specify agents to be tested on the susceptibility test requisition form.
Testing is not performed on isolates from environmetal sources.

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 or a pure culture is not submitted. An additional charge will be added for drug requests that are not tested at ARUP and require send out.
LOINC Codes
29577-4

Warde
Medical
Laboratory