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Culture, Fungus, Skin, Hair or Nails

Mnemonic:    [C FUNG SHN]
Name:    Culture, Fungus, Skin, Hair or Nails
Specimen:     Collect: Clippings or scrapings of skin, hair or nails.

The source of the sample is required.

This orderable is ONLY for skin, hair or nails; for other sample sources, refer to other orders.
Transport Temp:    Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.
Spec Stability:    Stable 2 weeks ambient.
Ref Lab/Code:    ARUP 0060149
  Method:    Culture
Note:    Submit each individual sample in its own separate bag.

See ARUP web site for more complete information.

Identification is performed on mold isolates. Yeast identification is reported by request only. Identification on positives is billed separately.
Processing Info:    Sent out on a Manual Requisition Form though Microbiology