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Yeast Screen

Test ID LAB241
EPIC Order Yeast Screen
CPT Code(s) 87081
Group/Individual Test Individual
Laboratory Clinical Microbiology; 984-974-1805
Tube Station 82
Specimen Routine: Esophageal swabs, vaginal swabs, throat swabs will be accepted from immuno-compromised patients only. See  Comments.
Fungal Direct Exam By request only
Availability Routine: 24 hrs/day, 7 days/week
Turnaround Time 7 days

Body Fluids, Blood, Bone Marrow Aspirates & Biopsies, Respiratory Specimens, and Urines are screened for significant amount of yeast in a routine Bacteriology culture. If a Dimorphic Mold is suspected, specify which mold is suspected and order a Culture, Fungus, Pathogen
See Also Fungal Culture Collection Methods

Reviewed by jcayless on December 02, 2019

Note: Reference ranges provided on this web site are for guidance only, and may not reflect the most recent changes. Refer to laboratory reports for current reference data.

UNC Hospitals
McLendon Clinical Laboratories
101 Manning Drive
Chapel Hill, NC 27514