Test Overview
Test Methodology

Culture

Test Usage

Establish the presence of Candida or other yeast.

Reference Range *

No yeast isolated.

Test Limitations

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

Test Details
Days Set Up
Daily
Analytic Time

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

Soft Order Code
FNSN
Synonyms
  • Culture, Urine, Yeast
  • FNSN
  • Fungus Culture, Urine
  • Urine Suprapubic, Fungus Culture
  • Urine Culture, Yeast
  • Candida Culture, Urine
Laboratory
Microbiology
Section
Microbiology
Specimen Requirements
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.

Normal Volume
50 ml urine
Minimum Volume
5 ml urine
Additional Information

Test includes culture and identification of yeast.

Billing
CPT Code
87081
Fee Code
32215
NY State Approved
No