BROAD RANGE PCR (FUNGAL)

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Fresh frozen tissue or sterile fluid are the preferred specimen types. Paraffin embedded tissue, pure culture, or skin scrapings are acceptable.

Rejection Criteria
Whole blood, upper respiratory specimens, genitourinary specimens, serum or plasma.

Methodology
Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Stability
Room temperature: Paraffin embedded tissue, pure culture, skin scrapings; Refrigerated: Unacceptable; Frozen: Fresh tissue or fluid

Reference Range
Not detected

Performed
Monday-Friday

Turnaround Time7-10 days
Test CodeUWFUN
CPT-4 Code (s)
87801
LOINC Codes
Not available

Warde
Medical
Laboratory