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64350:REFERRED FUNGUS/YEAST IDENTIFICATION
Alias Names:Mould identification / Yeast identification / Referred Fungus
Methodology:Standard procedures for identification of fungi
Edit Date:6/11/2010
Performed:Monday-Friday
Released:Preliminary at 48 hours. Final 48 hours to 3 weeks.
CPT Code:87106 / 87107
Specimen Collection Details
Collection:Viable mould or yeast in pure culture on fungal media slant. NOTE: If submitted organism is Nocardia or Actinomycesorder Aerobic Organism Identification with Susceptibilities (80274) or Aerobic Bacterial Identification (85856) .
Handling:Package organism according to the Infectious Substance Shipping Guidelines.
Stability:Ambient. Unstable frozen.
Transport:Ambient.
Comments:An additional charge will be added for each definitive identification.
Rejection Criteria:Non-viable organism; mixed culture; frozen specimen.