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Epic Test Code LAB241 Yeast Culture

Synonyms

Culture for monillia

thrush

Specimen Type

Culture

Preferred Container

Sterile Container

Alternate Container

eSwab

Storage Requirements

Refrigerate- Stable up to 72 hrs refrigerated

Transportation Needs

Room temperature

Causes for Rejection

Mislabeled or unlabeled specimen

Sample >72 hrs old

Days of Analysis

All

Additional Information

Contraindications: Current or recent antimicrobial therapy may adversely effect the recovery of certain pathogenic organisms

 

Additional Information:

Generally used for detection of yeast infections or overgrowth on mucous membranes 

 

Urine: 5-10 mL of an early morning void is specimen of choice

Available STAT

No

Methodology

Culture

Reflex Testing

Organism identification and susceptibility studies are performed as appropriate, according to established protocols that have been approved by the Clinical Laboratory Director. Call Microbiology (547-3707) for details. There may be additional charges for these identification and susceptibility procedures

 

Reflex Testing Data

CPT Code

87102

Last Updated

1-Feb-18

LIS Code

YC