Fungal Identification

Sunquest Code:FID  
Test Includes:Identification of fungus.
Turnaround Time:Specimens accepted 24 hours/day. Dependent on organism.
Special Instructions:Provide information, source of specimen is required, additional information as desired.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Culture plate or screw-capped media tube
Collection Instructions:Isolate must be parafilmed. Slant media is preferred.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Organism must be safely packed to avoid breakage.
Test Performed at or Referral Lab Infectious Diseases Diagnostic Laboratory  (UMMC-East Bank)

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