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Test Compendium

4028: CULTURE, FUNGUS

Test Code

  • 4028

Test Synonym

  • FUNGUS CULTURE, R4028

Volume

  • 1 Swab, Biggy Agar, Sterile Container

Minimum Volume

  • 1 Swab, Biggy Agar, Sterile Container

Specimen Requirements

  • Mixed

Container

  • Culture Swab, Culturette, Sterile Container, Urine Culture Tube, Biggy Agar, Plain Red Top Tube, Plain Red- Pediatric

Storage

  • Ambient Or Refrigerated

Turn Around Time

  • 30 days

Special Instructions

  • For biopsy, body fluid, urine, stool, skin, hair & nails; use sterile container. For wound, throat, nose, nasopharynx & ear; use swab.

Additional Information

  • Need to provide source.

Specimen Stability

  • 48 HOURS, ambient or refrigerated. NAILS: AMB 1 WEEK