Specimen Requirements

Title

FUNGUS CULTURE (Except Blood)

Specimen Requirement

Collect using aseptic technique. Sterile screw-capped container.

Body fluids, Respiratory, Urine

SOURCE MUST BE PROVIDED

Methodology

Stability

Room Temperature 24 hours; Refrigerated 7 days

Reference Range

By Report*

Turnaround

Negative Result 28 days

Clinical Use

The clinical significance of an isolate varies with the identification, source, and clinical symptoms manifested.

Test Code

MFC