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Test ID NBLD0299 KOH FOR FUNGAL ELEMENTS (NOT SKIN, HAIR OR NAILS)

AKA

Fungal Elements,

KOH prep

Specimen Type/Requirements

Specimen: See fungal culture for specimen collection or source specific culture for collection instructions:
See source specific culture collection instructions

 

Transport Temperature

Refer to fungal culture or source specific culture instructions.

Performed Test Frequency

Monday – Friday

Methodology

Wet mount with Calcofluor White stain and/or 10% KOH.

CPT

87220

Performing Lab

Sanford Fargo