Also known as: FUNGUS/ST, 8627, Y141, M830
Test Contains (LOINC): Fungus Identified 21003-9
Sample Type: Secretion, Sputum, Respiratory Fluid, Tissue, Scrapping, Urine
Preferred Container: Sterile Cup
Sample Volume: Swab or Visible Amount
STAT smear results must be requested. State specific anatomic site.
Client Transport Temperature: Refrigerated
Expected Turn Around: 1 Day
Responsible Dept: Microbiology
Methodology: Fluorescent Fungus Stain
Notes: Presence or absence of pneumocystis reported routinely on lower respiratory specimens.