Test directory: Organism I.D. - Fungal

Ordering Code4533
Test NameOrganism I.D. - Fungal
AliasFungal Identification
Yeast Identification
Mold Identification
Preferred SpecimenPure Mold or Yeast Organism
Preferred ContainerSabouraud's Agar Dextrose Tube (Slant) or Bottle
Optimum Volume1 tube or bottle with evident growth
Collection InstructionsIndicate the isolate source on the requisition
Handling InstructionsCulture must be pure and safely contained (agar plate is not acceptable & potentially biohazardous). Air transported specimens must be packaged according to infectious shipment regulations. A processing fee will be assessed if mixed isolates are submitted.
Transport RequirementsOahu: Ambient
Airline: Ambient
Specimen StabilityAmbient: 1 Week
Refrigerated: 1 Week
Rejection CriteriaOrganism sent on agar plates, Organism non-viable, Mixed isolates sent, Isolate NOT properly contained, Frozen
Avail. StatNO
Analytic TimeUp to 4 Weeks
Additional time is required if growth is inadequate, culture is not pure or if isolate is sent to another reference laboratory for further work-up.
MethodologyCulture, macroscopic and microscopic mophological evaluation &/or biochemical studies.

Reference range(s)

ComponentAgeMale NormMale Critical LowMale Critical HighFemale NormFemale Critical HighFemale Critical LowUnitsAdd'l info
Report Status:ALLSee report.
Culture FollowupALLSee report.