Fungal DNA 28S Ribosomal


Sunquest Code:FUNPCR  
Epic Code:LAB6517Epic Name:Fungal DNA 28S Ribosomal, Non Blood
Methodology:DNA extraction, nucleic acid purification, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) sequencing
CPT Code:87801
Turnaround Time:Specimens are sent to reference laboratory Mon-Fri; results are reported within 2-4 days.
Special Instructions:Infectious Disease Diagnostic Laboratory Medical Director approval is required for add-on test from an organism or specimen being retained in IDDL.


Collection Instructions

Specimen:Fresh or paraffin embedded tissue; sterile body fluid; skin scrapings
Optimal Volume:Tissue 1 cc (prefered); 1 mL fluid; 1 cc skin scraping
Container:Container, Tissue, sterile (Sterile tube, Plastic leakproof container, sterile)
Collection Instructions:Tissue or fluid placed in a sterile container, paraffin embedded tissue and cultured organisms are also accepted
Causes for Rejection:Sputum, swabs, tissue free-floating in formalin; bloody samples or samples containing citrate or heparin.


Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Do not process. Store frozen.
Shipping Instructions:Ship all specimens on dry ice.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Lab Sendouts  (University of Washington Medical via IDDL Micro UMMC East)
Referral Lab number:FUNPCR


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