FUNGUS CULTURE, CSF (088-0014)Synonyms: Yeast culture, CSF, Mould culture, CSF CPT 4 Code: 87102
Test Order Mnemonic: F FUN
Test Includes: Isolation and identification of yeast and moulds
Request Form: Microbiology
Collection: Aseptic technique
Storage Instructions: Room temperature
Causes for Rejection: Insufficient volume, swabs
Availability: Samples are accepted 24 hours per day at the Microbiology Processing Laboratory, Room 5.137 McCullough.
Turnaround Time: Cultures are held 3 weeks
Special Instructions: Order Cryptococcal antigen test as a separate test, if clinically indicated. Antifungal susceptibility testing is performed only with approval.
Minimum Volume: 0.5 ml
Container: Sterile container
Revised 6/15/2010 by T. Friloux