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

Test Name Alias

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

Clinical Information

This test includes fungal stain.

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: 7 days

Test Frequency

Available daily, TAT 21 days.

Reference Range

No fungus isolated

Performing Department

Microbiology

Performing Department Laboratory Location

Spectrum Health Regional Laboratory (SHRL), Grand Rapids, MI
Spectrum Health Reed City Laboratory (SHRC), Reed City, MI

Methodology

Manual

CPT

87101

CDM Code

4048230

Interface Order Alias

50024

Mayo Access Code

SHO8230

Reviewed Date

03/20/2017