Posted Date
Effective Date
Test Name Fungitell, BAL
Update Type Specimen collection or handling and/or storage changed
CPT Code 87449
Order Code VFNFL


Fungitell, BAL

Order Code:                  VFNFL

Fee Code:                     AA238 (CPT 87449)

Reference Laboratory: Viracor 351700

Viracor has updated the preferred specimen storage and transport to room (ambient) temperature for the Fungitell assays effective August 14, 2023.

Collection Instructions BAL: Collect 1-3 mL in a sterile, screw top tube. Store and send at room temperature (preferred), refrigerated, or frozen. Do not ship samples in universal transport media.