Fungal Identification of Culture : 1004383

Test Code
FUNIDC or 1004383

CPT Codes
Dependent on method of identification. Yeast (CPT code(s): 87106) or Mold (CPT code(s): 87107) or Gas liquid chromatography (CPT code(s): 87143) or Direct probe (CPT code(s): 87149).

Instructions
Pure isolate of viable fungal organism.

Transport Container
Submit organism grown in pure culture on agar slant for identification. Provide organism source.

Transport Temperature
Ambient.

Specimen Stability
Transport as quickly as possible.

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Mixed culture or non-viable organism.

Methodology
Various identification methods depending on organism

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
2 days - 4 weeks

Reference Range
Non-applicable

Clinical Significance
This test is to be ordered by clients that have an isolate or a positive blood culture bottle where the culture workup was started at their facility and additional testing is needed for identification. This test is a request for fungal identification and covers all sources.

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.