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Test Code LAB2111059 Fungal Culture Respiratory with Fungal Stain

Test Name Alias

Culture Fungus Respiratory w/ Fungal Stain | Fungal Culture Respiratory | 173

Clinical Information

This test includes a fungal stain.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: sputum, bronc lavage or brush
Container/Tube: Sterile container
Collection Instructions: Morning collection is preferred. Collect four or five deep coughs in a sterile specimen container. Place cap on the container. Label with orders (include source: sputum). Deliver to lab immediately.

Specimen Stability

Refrigerate: 24 hours

Laboratory Retention: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, TAT 21 days.

Reference Range

Fungus not isolated.

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

87102

CDM Code

4048898

Epic Test ID

1230100552

Interface Order Alias

50060

Mayo Access Code

SHO173

Reviewed Date

3/20/2017