Fungal Culture
Label Mnemonic: FUNCX
Epic code: LAB240
Downtime form: A-1a Doctor-Provider Orders - Pathology Microbiology
BT 6004
356-2591 Bacteriology/Virology Section
Collection Medium:
Sterile container
Delivery Instructions:
Deliver to laboratory immediately after collection.
Testing Schedule:
0700-1630, 7 days a week, including holidays.
Turn Around Time:
See comments
A fungal smear (KOH/Calcofluor) is automatically performed with 
each culture request.  Cultures held for 4-6 weeks.

A. See Fungal Isolator Blood Culture.

B. See Bacterial Culture for collection and transport of all other
   specimen types.
Standard tube media
CPT Code:
See Additional Information:
Specimens Requiring Immediate Delivery