Fungal Smear, Other

Last Modified: 4/12/2019 10:03:26 AM

Medical Necessity Documentation:  
Client Notes:  
Patient Preparation:  
Specimen Requirements:

Tissue Aerobic swab specimen in sterile Red Top Tube with 0.5 mL Saline Solution.
Sputum in a Sputum Collection Kit

Collection Instructions:  
Transport & Storage: Temperature/Stability:

48 hours Refrigerated

Reference Range: No fungal elements seen
Critical Ranges:  
Test Comments:
Material is processed and examined microscopically for evidence of fungi.
Methodology: Manual
Clinical Significance:  
Custom Panel: No


Turn Around Time: 1 day
Days Performed: Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Sites Performed: Parkview Regional Medical Center
PHL Test Code: KOH
EPIC Test Code: LAB251
Alternate Test Names: KOH
Included Tests:  
CPT Coding: 87206

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