Identify fungi from culture.
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
Compliance Statement B: For laboratory developed tests not using a RUO kit, and for FDA approved, cleared or 510(k) exempt assays with alterations. This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. The U. S. Food and Drug Administration has not approved or cleared this test; however, FDA clearance or approval is not currently required for clinical use. The results are not intended to be used as the sole means for clinical diagnosis or patient management decisions.
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0060756||Fungal Identification by ITS rDNA Seq||42804-5|
- Fungi sequencing identification