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Fungal Culture, yeast

Item Value
Approval req'd? No
Available Stat? No
Test code P259Y
Test group Fungal Culture
Performed by Microbiology
In House Availability Set up daily
Container type Swab in Amies transport medium with charcoal
Sample type Vaginal fluid, Wound, Oral
Normal range
Synonyms Fungal culture
Stability Refrigerated 24 hours
Additional information This test is indicated when Candida species are the only fungi of concern. Separate fungal culture of blood or urine for yeast is unnecessary, as Candida will be detected by the routine bacterial culture if ordered. For vaginal yeast infections order Vaginal smear for Bacterial vaginosis/Yeast.
CPT coding 87102
LOINC code 18482-0
Last Updated 5/16/2017 11:23:25 AM
Entry Number 401
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