64350:REFERRED FUNGUS/YEAST IDENTIFICATION

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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.