Identify fungi from culture.
New York DOH Approval Status
Actively growing mold or yeast in pure culture.
Transport sealed container with pure culture on agar slant. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
Room temperature. If culture is suspected of being a microorganism identified on the IATA list as an infectious substance affecting humans, submit specimen according to Infectious Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.
Isolates from environmental sources. Mixed cultures or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.
Specimen source preferred.
Ambient: 4 weeks; Refrigerated: 4 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060756||Fungal Identification by ITS rDNA Seq||42804-5|
- Fungi sequencing identification