Rapid test for identifying H. capsulatum (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 an individually sealed bag.
Mixed cultures 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 depending on method
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|0062226||Histoplasma capsulatum - DNA Probe||5015-3|
- H capsulatum DNA
- Histoplasma capsulatum DNA Identification