Geisinger Medical Laboratories/Geisinger Proven Diagnostics Test Catalog

Order Display Name: Geisinger Epic Procedure Code Or ID CPT Code:  

FUNGAL IDENTIFICATION, NON-DERM

ORDERING INFORMATION:
Geisinger Epic Procedure Code: LAB2326         Geisinger Epic ID: 28595

SPECIMEN COLLECTION
Specimen type:
Fungal isolate submitted growing on culture medium
Specimen required:
Sealed culture plates (taped shut) or slants submitted to the Laboratory in a double-walled container
Special notes:
Check expiration date on transport device before use

SPECIMEN PROCESSING
Transport temperature:
Room temperature (18-25°C)
Specimen stability:
2 weeks

TEST DETAILS
Critical values/courtesy alerts:
Specific fungal isolate identified
CPT code(s):
87102
Note: The billing party has sole responsibility for CPT coding.  Any questions regarding coding should be directed to the payer being billed.  The CPT codes provided by GML are based on AMA guidelines and are for informational purposes only.
Test includes:
Identification of submitted fungal isolates. Additional identification charges may apply
Methodology:
Culture
Synonyms:
FUNGAL ID, FUNGUS ID, FUNGAL ISOLATE ID, FUNGUS CULTURE ID ONLY
YEAST ID, YEAST IDENTIFICATION, MOLD ID, MOLD IDENTIFICATION, MYCOLOGY ID, MYCOLOGY IDENTIFICATION, FIDO
FUNUGS IDENTIFICATION
Clinical significance:
Identification of fungal isolates can assist in the determination of potential clinical significance and guide antifungal therapy when required
Doctoral Director(s:)
Donna Wolk PhD, D(ABMM), Raquel Martinez, PhD, D(ABMM)    
Review Date: 12/28/2020

Performing Locations

Geisinger Medical Center

Performing laboratory: Microbiology
Technical Lead: Francis Tomashefski
Frequency: Daily, all shifts
Performed stat? No
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