Fungal Blood Culture : 1000366

Test Code
FUNBC or 1000366

Alias/See Also
Culture, Fungus; Culture, Yeast; Fungus Culture; Mold; Mycology Culture; Yeast Culture

CPT Codes
87103, 87015

Includes
Includes Concentration. If culture is positive, identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87076 or 87106 or 87077 or 87140 or 87143 or 87147 or 87149).
Antibiotic susceptibilities are only performed when appropriate (CPT code

Instructions
Blood:
Peripheral or line-drawn blood:
1. Prepare draw site using protocols for your institution.
2. Draw sample into syringe and transfer to Isolator tube after disinfecting the rubber stopper with an alcohol wipe.

Pediatric collection should use a Pediatric Isolator Tube.

Transport Container
Submit blood (3-5 mL) in an Isolator tube.

Transport Temperature
Ambient.

Specimen Stability
Transport as quickly as possible.

Methodology
Culture for moulds and yeasts

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
4 weeks

Reference Range
No growth

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



The CPT Codes provided in this document are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payor being billed. Any Profile/panel component may be ordered separately. Reflex tests are performed at an additional charge.