Preliminary results are available in 12 - 24 hours. Negative cultures reported after 3 days.
Fungus Culture, Yeast Only
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Establish the presence of Candida or other yeast.
No yeast isolated.
* Reference ranges may change over time. Please refer to the original patient report when evaluating results.
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.