Culture, Yeast

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Test Code

Alias/See Also
Yeast Culture

CPT Codes
87102***When a culture is positive there will be a reflex for each identification and susceptibility

Preferred Specimen
Vaginal swab, Throat swab

Transport Container
Culture Swab (teal green cap)

Transport Temperature
Room Temperature

Specimen Stability
Room Temperature = 2 days
Refrigerated = 2 days
Frozen = unacceptable

Reject Criteria (Eg, hemolysis? Lipemia? Thaw/Other?)
Frozen specimen.


Setup Schedule

Report Available
8 days

Clinical Significance
The significance of a yeast isolate varies with the organism identification, source, and clinical symptoms manifested.

Performing Laboratory
CompuNet Clinical Laboratories, LLC
2308 Sandridge Drive
Moraine, OH 45439

Last Updated: December 7, 2021

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.