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Aspergillus species Culture
|Test group||Fungal Culture|
|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|
|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.
|Last Updated||3/19/2009 7:48:18 AM|
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