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5779M: Fungus Culture: Yeast Screen- Miscellaneous Print View
Specimen Source      
Fungal Stain STAIN     
Preliminary Fungus Report CULTURE     
Fungus Culture - Final CULTURE     

PRIMARY
1 Culturette/Swab   Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)/Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)  
ALTERNATE
  Pure Culture Agar Slant   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Pure Culture Broth   Refrigerated - 72 Hour(s)/Room Temperature - 24 Hour(s)  
  Urine   Refrigerated - 14 Day(s)  

Assay includes the direct examination of specimens for detection of fungal elements, isolation, and identification of yeast in culture. Aids in the diagnosis of yeast related infections.

Stool is an unacceptable sample type.


Rejection Criteria: 10% formalin containers are not acceptable.
Setup Schedule
Sunday-Saturday

Reported (Analytical Time)
3 days

CPT Codes
87102, 87206

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.

Notes
If culture is positive, it will reflex to #5323 Fungus ID Mould, or #5324 Fungus ID Yeast, or #5633 Fungus ID by DNA Probe (Histoplasma, Blastomyces, Coccidioides) at an additional charge. For skin, hair, or nails use 5779. For blood and bone marrow use 5779W.






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