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Fungal culture, blood

Lab Section: 

Microbiology

 

Lab Location: 

Main Lab

Test ID: 

LAB242

 

Methodology: 

BacTec FX continuous monitoring system.

Schedule: 

Daily

Reported: 

4 weeks

Specimen Requirements: 

Collection: 3mL tube citrated blue top tube

Do NOT refrigerate
Stability: Tube must be maintained at room temperature until processed

 

Notes: 

Requires approval of Lab Director or Microbiology Fellow

Reference Interval: 

No growth after 4 weeks incubation

CPT Code(s): 

87103

Last Changed: 

01/09/2017 17:08:02

Last Reviewed: 

8/23/2017 5:03:31 PM