Adjunct test for the diagnosis of invasive mucormycosis caused by the most common Mucorales genera. Does not replace culture and histopathology.
Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction
Mon, Thu, Sat
Serum Separator Tube (SST), bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), bronchial wash, sputum, body fluid, or tissue.
Transfer 2 mL serum, body fluid, or respiratory specimen to a sterile container. (Min: 1.2 mL).
Tissue: Transfer to a sterile container and freeze immediately.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
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.
This test targets most common genera associated with Mucorales infections (Cokeromyces, Syncephalastrum, Rhizmucor, Lichtheimia, Apophysomyces, Cunninghamella, Mucor, Rhizopus, and Saksenaea).
|Component Test Code*||Component Chart Name||LOINC|
|3000354||Mucorales by PCR|