Histoplasma capsulatum Identification by DNA Probe
0062226
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
MC HP
Methodology
Nucleic Acid Probe
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 2 days
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
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 an individually sealed bag.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Mixed cultures 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 Name
0062226Histoplasma capsulatum - DNA Probe
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Cross References
  • H capsulatum DNA
  • Histoplasma capsulatum DNA Identification