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ILH Laboratory specimen collection and test information
Green Top or Sterile Container
Fungus Culture
1 ml
Alternative name(s) Fungal

Lab section Send Outs    
When performed 24 hours / 7 days Daily Ag:Mon-Fri    
When reported
Daily    
   
Sunquest code:
JFUNGB, JKOHB
EPIC Code:
FUNGAL CULTURE WITH KOH
   
Important notes: Sterile Container: tissue, scrapings Green Top Tube: fluids Minimum Respiratory specimen required: Bacteria, greater than1 ml; Fungal, greater than1ml;AFB, greater than 5ml; PCP, greater than 1ml Requires consult. Submit consult form with patient history, physician name and beeper number.
Rejection criteria: Unlabeled or mislabeled specimen
Transportation notes:
Specimen preparation:

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Last revised 09/11/2013