FUNGAL IDENTIFICATION

Test Documentation
Specimen Required
Send pure culture of organism growing on Sabouraud's dextrose agar slant at room temperature.

Rejection Criteria
Agar plate

Methodology
PCR/Nucleic Acid Probe/16 S r DNA sequencing/Morphology/Biochemical

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

Reference Range
By report

Performed
Monday-Saturday

Turnaround TimeVaries - up to 38 days
Test CodeFUNID
CPT-4 Code (s)
87106 - yeast or
87107 - mold
Additional charges and CPT codes may be added
LOINC Codes
Culture referred for ID, Fungus   42805-2  

Warde
Medical
Laboratory