Culture, Fungus, Skin/Hair/Nails
This order is NOT appropriate for specimens other than skin scrapings and nail or hair clippings.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Patient collection site should be clean.
Cuttings or scrapings of skin, hair or nails
Supply Item Number - 370167
Specimen in sterile container.
Several cuttings or scrapings of specimen
Dry sterile container at 20-25°C, DTM media or SAB slant
Insufficient volume or frozen specimen
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 1 week
Preliminary Negative: 48 hours or as found positive; Final Negative: 4 weeks
Additional charges for identification of organisms (CPT 87107, 87106)
87101, (87107, 87106 as needed)
Sunday, December 20, 2020 09:05:00 AM
Client Services: 503-413-1234