Assay includes the isolation and identification of yeast in culture. Aids in the diagnosis of yeast related infections.
Reported (Analytical Time)
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Other Acceptable Specimens: FDA cleared (non-Bacte) blood culture bottle SPS tubes - Blood only Reject Criteria: Received frozen; Specimens in EDTA (lavendar-top) tube; Specimens in heparin (green-top) tube; Specimens in citrate, ACD; FDA cleared non-Fungus Blood Culture Bottle 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. All others use 5779M. There is no stain done on whole blood or bone marrow.