Specimen Requirements

Title

CULTURE, FUNGUS (EXCEPT BLOOD)

Specimen Requirement

Body fluids, parcentesis, peritoneal, pleural, synovial (joint) thoracentesis: Sterile apsirate-several mls.

 

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 24 hours; Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

Negative result 28 days.

Clinical Use

Test Code

MFC