CULTURE NASO PHARYNX FUNGUS (NPF)
: NPF, Fungal culture
: Fungal culture
: Negative for yeast and mold
: Culturette swab
: Naso-pharynx source
: Room temperature
: Send to lab immediately
Reasons for Rejection
: Excessive delay in transport.
: 4 weeks for negative culture. Varies for positive culture.
: There will be separate charges for organism identification and susceptibility testing when appropriate. Susceptibility testing for molds or yeast are not done routinely; when requested, susceptibility tests are sent to a reference laboratory.
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