Indicate specimen type and date drawn on test request form.
Two unique patient identifiers required on specimen container. Ship to
arrive Monday-Friday using a next day delivery service or 2nd day
service. Do not ship by first class mail.
List all antifungal agents patient is receiving.
Interfering substances and cross-reactivities include sodium hydroxide
and sputolysin. Cross-reactivity occurs between blastomycosis and
histoplasmosis and in paracoccidioidomycosis, penicillosis,
coccidioidomycosis, aspergillosis and sporotrichosis.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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.
**This test is not available for New York patient testing** Reject Criteria: Samples in transport media; fixative or isolator tubes; tissue; biopsy; sputum, tracheal aspirate; FNA; bronchial brush; bone marrow aspirate; stool Transport Temperature: Room temperature Specimen Stability: Frozen: Indefinite