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.
Tissues in optimal cutting temperature compound.
Specimen source required.
Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: 2 weeks
This test was developed and its performance characteristics determined by ARUP Laboratories. It has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration. This test was performed in a CLIA certified laboratory and is intended for clinical purposes.
Laboratory Developed Test (LDT)
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||92253-4|