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.

Test Limitations

A single negative culture does not rule out the possibility of infection.

Test Details

Days Test Performed


Analytic Time

Preliminary results on all cultures are reported in 12-24 hours. Negative cultures will be reported after 3 days.

Soft Order Code




Culture, Urine, Yeast
Fungus Culture, Urine
Urine Suprapubic, Fungus Culture
Urine Culture, Yeast
Candida Culture, Urine

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Specimen Requirements

Offsite Collection Instructions

Collect clean catch midstream or catheterized urine. 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.


100ml Plastic Specimen Container

Normal Volume

50 ml urine

Minimum Volume

5 ml urine

Additional Information

Test includes culture and identification of yeast.

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