Fungal Stain : 1000369

Test Code
FUNST or 1000369

Alias/See Also
KOH stain


CPT Codes
87206

Instructions
Specimens should be collected and submitted as noted for fungal cultures (any source except sputum, swabs, catheter tip, or urine) or submit 2 heat-fixed slides in cardboard slide folder, securely sealed.

Transport Container
See specimen collection information. Heat fixed slides may also be submitted in cardboard slide folder.

Transport Temperature
Ambient; however, sterile screw capped containers may be submitted Refrigerated--Varies depending on the source. See specimen collection comments.

Specimen Stability
Transport as quickly as possible.

Methodology
Chlorazol Fungal Stain; examination for yeast and fungal elements

Setup Schedule
Sunday - Saturday

Report Available
1-2 days

Reference Range
No yeast or hyphal elements seen

Performing Laboratory
med fusion



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