|Mnemonic: ||[KOH, FLUOR]|
|Name: ||Fungal Stain, KOH with Calcofluor White|
|Specimen: || Collect: Tissue, respiratory specimens, skin scrapings, corneal scrapings, hair, or nail clippings.|
Specimen Preparation: Do not put nail clippings or hair in a moist environment (saline). Transport tissue, respiratory specimen, skin scrapings, corneal scrapings, hair, or nail clippings in a sterile container.
Source of specimen is required.
Unacceptable Conditions: Swabs, blood, or bone marrow. Specimens submitted in gauze. Leaking or non-sterile containers.
|Transport Temp: ||Store and transport sample at Room Temperature.|
|Spec Stability: ||Stable 7 days ambient.|
|Ref Lab/Code: ||ARUP 2004589|
| Method: ||KOH with Calcofluor White Stain|
|Processing Info: ||Fill out ARUP manual requisition completely.|