Fungal Stain, KOH with Calcofluor White
2004589
 
Ordering Recommendation
Mnemonic
CWP-KOH
Methodology
Microscopy
Performed
Sun-Sat
Reported
Within 24 hours
New York DOH Approval Status
This test is New York DOH approved.
Specimen Required
Patient Preparation
 
Collect
Corneal or skin scrapings, hair, nail clippings, respiratory specimens, or tissue.  
Specimen Preparation
Do not put nail clippings or hair in a moist environment (saline).Transport specimen in a sterile container.  
Storage/Transport Temperature
Room temperature.  
Unacceptable Conditions
Swabs, blood, or bone marrow. Specimens submitted in gauze.  
Remarks
Specimen source preferred.  
Stability
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable  
Reference Interval
Negative for fungal elements.
Interpretive Data
Note
CPT Code(s)
87206
Components
Component Test Code*Component Chart Name
2004590Calcofluor White Source
2004592Calcofluor White Stain Result
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Cross References
  • Calcofluor Stain
  • KOH Prep