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Epic Code LAB2111060 Fungal Culture, Hair, Skin, or Nail with Fungal Stain

Important Note

If trying to rule-out Malassezia furur, please indicate ,"rule-out M. furfur" in the order comments as unique isolation techniques need to be taken to isolate this organism.

Test Name Alias

Culture Fungus(hair,skin, nail) w/ Fungal Stain | Fungal culture, Hair, Skin, Nail w/Fungal Stain | | 8230

Interface Order Alias

50024

Clinical Information

This test includes fungal stain.

Icons & Photos

Sterile Container with Screw-on Lid

Specimen Requirements

Specimen Type: Hair, skin or nail scrapings
Container/Tube: Sterile, screw-cap container

Collection Instructions: Hair, skin or nail should be at room temperature and dry at time of collection. Cut hair without follicles is not an acceptable specimen.

Specimen Transport Temperature

Ambient

Specimen Stability

Ambient: Required

Laboratory Retention: 3 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, TAT 28 days.

Reference Range

No fungus isolated

Performing Department

MICROBIOLOGY

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory, Grand Rapids, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

87101

CDM Code

4048230

Epic Test ID

1230100553

Beaker LOINC

CULT FUNGUS: 21003-9
FUNGAL STAIN: N/A
WET MOUNT: N/A

Mayo Access Code

SHO8230

Reviewed Date

7/31/2021

Beaker Names

Beaker Procedure Name: FUNGAL HAIR, SKIN, NAIL CULTURE
Beaker Display Name: Fungal Hair, Skin, or Nail Culture
BEAKER TEST NAME: HAIR SKIN NAIL FUNGAL CULTURE
BEAKER TEST REPORT NAME: Hair Skin Nail Fungal Culture

Beaker Synonyms

No synonym on file

Beaker Location, Container and Temperature

BW MICROBIOLOGY: STERILE CONTAINER A (Preferred)-Ambient