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.
Submit With Order
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 NameLOINC
0062226Histoplasma capsulatum - DNA Probe5015-3
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Aliases
  • H capsulatum DNA
  • Histoplasma capsulatum DNA Identification