Fungal Culture

Microbiology Core Test Offerings

TURN AROUND TIME

14-42 Calendar Days

TEST INFO

SAMPLE INFO

Test Name
Fungal Culture
Test Site
  • Colorado
Test Description
Testing of tissue, bronchial washes, biopsies, etc. for the presence/absence of fungus. Identification of fungal isolates.
CyberLAB Test Info

Test Name

Test #

FUNGUS CULTURE 1

6066

FUNGUS CULTURE 2

6067

Method Description
  • N/A
  • N/A
FDA Cleared / Approved
N/A
CPT Code(s)
  • 87070
STAT Allowed
No
Draw Status

All Sample Types

Sample Type
Acceptable
  • Direct smears on fungal media/SAB slants
Sample Stability
Sealed, sterile transport container for liquid or moist specimens. Skin scrapings, nail fragments, and hairs transported in a Petri dish, or other conveyance.
Transport
Ambient
Notes
Tests patient samples for presence of yeast/fungus