CULTURE MISC SOURCE FUNGUS (MSF)
: MSF, Fungal culture
: Fungal culture
: Negative for yeast and mold
: Sterile container
: Specify source
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Non sterile or leaking container, specimen received on a swab, excessive delay in transport.
: 4 weeks for negative culture. Varies for positive culture.
: There will be a separate charge for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate. Susceptibility testing for molds or yeast is not done routinely; when requested, susceptibility tests are sent to a reference laboratory.
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