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Methodology: Standard reference procedure for mould identification and/or ITS rDNA sequencing.
Edit Date: 8/6/2009
Performed: Monday-Friday
Released: Varies
CPT Code: 87107-90
Specimen Collection Details
Collection: Viable mould in pure culture on fungal medium slant.
Handling: Indicate source of organism. Additional patient history such as occupation, history of travel or residence abroad, and any animal contacts may be helpful.
Stability: 1 month ambient
Transport: Ambient. Send organism in double container according to Infectious Substance Shipping Guidelines.
Rejection Criteria: Nonviable organism; mixed cultures; leaking container; organism submitted on an agar plate.

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