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Blood Culture (Fungal)  

SIM

40690 

CPT

87040 

Synonyms

 

Specimen Type

Blood 

Container

2 Bottles ( aerobic and anaerobic)

Collection Instructions

 

Volume

10 ml blood per  bottle

Additional information

Must Notify Micro Dept to Hold .  Cultures will be held 30 days for fungal culture.

Patient Preparation

 

Specimen Processing Instructions

 

Transport Requirements

Room Temp

Specimen Stability

<24 hrs Room Temp 

Rejection Criteria

Improperly labeled or identified specimens

Reference Range

No yeast or fungi isolated

Blood Culture Negative

Critical Value

Specific yeast or fungi isolate 

Test Includes

Identification of yeast or fungi 

Methodology

Culture 

Testing Frequency

Daily 

 

 

Reviewed By

Frankie Rice 

Reviewed Date

1/23/2018

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