Feedback
Blastomyces dermatitidis Identification by DNA Probe
0062224
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MC BP
Methodology
Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 2 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 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.  
Remarks
Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.  
Stability
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative
Interpretive Data


Note
CPT Code(s)
87149
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart NameLOINC
0062224Blastomyces dermatitidis - DNA Probe4990-8
* Component test codes cannot be used to order tests. The information provided here is not sufficient for interface builds; for a complete test mix, please click the sidebar link to access the Interface Map.
Aliases
  • B dermatitidis DNA test
  • B dermatitidis identification