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Antimicrobial Susceptibility - Yeast Susceptibility (INACTIVE as of 02/18/14. Refer to 2009257)
0060235
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MA YST
Methodology
Broth Microdilution
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
2-5 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Submit With Order
ARUP Consult®
Disease Topics
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Actively growing isolate in pure culture. 
Specimen Preparation
Transport sealed container with pure culture on agar slant. Place each specimen in individually sealed bag. 
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature. 
Unacceptable Conditions
Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. 
Remarks
Isolate identification and specimen source required. 
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable 
Reference Interval
Effective May 16, 2011

Susceptible, intermediate, SDD (susceptible dose dependent), or resistant. Interpretive guidelines are provided only for Candida species.

MICs (minimum inhibitory concentrations) without interpretative guidelines are reported for yeast species other than Candida.

MECs (minimum effective concentration) are not reported for yeast species.
Interpretive Data
Refer to report.

Note
The following agents will be tested: Amphotericin B, anidulafungin, caspofungin, fluconazole, 5-fluorocytosine, itraconazole, micafungin, posaconazole, and voriconazole. Candida, Cryptococcus, Geotrichum and Trichosporon spp. are tested at ARUP.

An additional  processing fee will be billed for all organisms not submitted in pure culture, as indicated in the specimen requirements.

If species identification is not provided, identification will be performed at ARUP. Additional charges apply.
CPT Code(s)
87186
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0060235Susceptibility, Yeast29577-4
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Aliases
  • 5-fluorocytosine susceptibility
  • Amphotericin B susceptibility
  • anidulafungin susceptibility
  • caspofungin susceptibility
  • fluconazole susceptibility
  • itraconazole susceptibility
  • MIC
  • micafungin susceptibility
  • posaconazole susceptibility
  • voriconazole susceptibility
  • Yeast Minimum Inhibitory Concentration
  • Yeast Susceptibility Panel