Days Set Up
Analytic Time

Preliminary results are available in 12 - 24 hours. Negative cultures reported after 3 days.

MiChart Code
Fungal (Yeast Only) Culture, Non-Blood
Soft Order Code

Test Updated:


Culture, Yeast
Fungus Culture, Yeast Only
Yeast only
Candida Culture

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Test Overview

Test Methodology


Test Usage

Establish the presence of Candida or other yeast.

Reference Range

No yeast isolated.

* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.

Specimen Requirements

Collection Offsite

Send fluid in sterile container or send 2 swabs in Eswab transport available from MLabs. Do not refrigerate or incubate; store and transport at room temperature within 12 hours of collection; for optimum recovery, send specimen immediately. Indicate specimen source, collection date/time, current antibiotic therapy, and clinical diagnosis. If an unacceptable specimen is received, the client will be notified and another specimen will be requested before disposal of the specimen.

100ml Plastic Specimen Container
Normal Volume
5 mL fluid or 2 Eswabs
Minimum Volume
0.5 mL fluid or 1 Eswab

Billing Information

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Our High Standard

Quality that sets us apart

As the reference laboratory division of Michigan Medicine's Department of Pathology, MLabs shares the institution's commitment to applying established quality principles to clinical laboratory testing. Like other large organizations in complex, consequential fields, we rely on an established approach to monitor quality throughout the testing process.