Rapid test for identifying B. dermatitidis (yeast or mold form) from a pure isolate.
Nucleic Acid Probe/MALDI (Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization)
Actively growing fungal isolate in pure culture
Transport sealed container with pure culture on non-blood containing fungal medium. Place each specimen in individually sealed bag.
Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.
Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable
No compliance statements are in use for this test.
Varies based on identification methods
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0062224||Blastomyces dermatitidis - DNA Probe||4990-8|
- B dermatitidis DNA test
- B dermatitidis identification