- Patient Preparation
- Actively growing fungal isolate in pure culture
- Specimen Preparation
- Transport sealed container with pure culture on non-blood containing fungal medium. Place each specimen in individually sealed bag.
- Storage/Transport Temperature
- Room temperature.
- Unacceptable Conditions
- Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.
- Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.
- Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0062224||Blastomyces dermatitidis - DNA Probe||4990-8|
- B dermatitidis DNA test
- B dermatitidis identification