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Yeast Culture

eD-H Order Code

LAB241

Specimen Collection Information

Specimen Minimum Test Volume Container Special Handling
Varies 1.0 ML  

 

Specimen Transport Temperature

Refrigerated or ambient (Eswab)

Specimen Stability

Eswab: 48 hours

Sterile container: 24hrs

Additional Specimen Instructions

Typicaly sources for yeast cultures: genitals, throat, and mouth. Preferred specimen is the Eswab, other swabs (red top swabs are not rejected, unless a Calcofluor White Stain is also ordered).

 

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday; continuously

Performing Lab Section

Microbiology

CPT(s)

87102