Preliminary results on all cultures are reported in 12-24 hours. Negative cultures reported at 3 days.
Culture, Throat, Yeast
Fungus Culture, Throat
Mouth, Fungus Culture
Oral Scrapings, Fungus Culture
Throat Culture, Yeast
Candida Culture, Throat
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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.
Collect fluids or tissue in sterile tube. Send swab in aerobic transport, available from MSC 936-6077, University Hospital. To collect the specimen, scrape throat, mouth, tongue or cheek with sterile tongue depressor to remove plaque. Specify current antibiotic therapy, and clinical diagnosis. For optimum recovery, send directly to the Microbiology Laboratory.
Obtain specimen by scraping throat, mouth tongue or cheek with sterile tongue depressor to remove plaque. Send swab in aerobic transport, available from MLabs. For optimum recovery, send immediately. May be refrigerated up to 24 hrs. 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.