Yeast Identification

Sunquest Code:YID  
Test Includes:Identification of yeast.
Turnaround Time:Specimens are accepted 24 hours/day. Turnaround times are dependent on organism.

Collection Instructions

Specimen:Yeast isolate
Container:See Collection Instructions
Collection Instructions:Container is agar plate or slant. Source must be indicated. Isolate must be parafilmed, packaged to avoid breakage.

Processing and Shipping

Specimen Processing:Store at room temperature.
Shipping Instructions:Ship at room temperature. Must arrive within 24 hours. 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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