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Aspergillus Culture

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P259A
Test group Fungal Culture
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Set up daily, day and evening shifts
Container type Clean collection cup, swab
Sample type Spuutm, Wound
UCSF Rejection Criteria Samples on swabs
Normal range
Synonyms Fungal culture
Stability Refrigerated 24 hours
Additional information Preferable when Aspergillus species are the only fungal pathogen of concern. A separate culture for Aspergillus is unnecessary from normally sterile sites, where any fungus will not be overgrown by normal bacterial flora.

Cultures incubated 4 days.

See also Mycology section in text at front of Lab Manual.
CPT coding 87102
Last Updated 6/22/2016 12:27:43
Entry Number 399
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