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14824: Fungal Stain, Calcofluor, Skin, Hair or Nail Print View
Specimen Source:      
Fungal Stain, SHN STAIN     

PRIMARY
1 Hair 1 (1) g   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
2 Nails 1 (1) g   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
3 Skin 1 (1) mL   Room Temperature - 7 Day(s)  
ALTERNATE

Fungi can infect the hair, skin and nails. Early diagnosis can lead to effective treatment.

Remove hairs with forceps, scrape skin or scalp scales,
clip nails and include keratin scrapings. Cleanse skin
with alcohol before scraping. Cleanse feet and hands
before collecting nails.
Refrigeration can inhibit dermatophytes.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
Same day

CPT Code
87220

The CPT codes provided are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only. CPT coding is the sole responsibility of the billing party. Please direct any questions regarding coding to the payer being billed.






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