Yeast Susceptibility MIC - Posaconazole

Test Code
18228

CPT Codes
87186

Preferred Specimen
Pure yeast isolate, submitted on an agar plate, safely contained

Other Acceptable Specimens
Pure yeast isolate, submitted in culture transport medium, safely contained

Instructions
This is for yeast only. Organism must be viable. The identity of the organism must be provided on the request form.

Transport Container
Agar plate

Transport Temperature
Room temperature

Specimen Stability
Room temperature: 7 days; (Culture Transport Medium: 30 days)
Refrigerated: Unacceptable
Frozen: Unacceptable

Methodology
Broth Dilution

FDA Status
This test was performed using a kit that has not been cleared or approved by the FDA.  The analytical performance characteristics of this test have been determined by Quest Diagnostics.  This test should not be used for diagnosis without confirmation by other medically established means.

Setup Schedule
Set up: Daily evenings; Report available: 7 days

Reference Range
Varies with organism

Performing Laboratory
Quest Diagnostics Nichols Institute
14225 Newbrook Drive
Chantilly, VA 20153



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