Fungal Culture and Susceptibility Test (Blood and Bone Marrow Aspirate) Inclusion: 1. Giemsa Stain (for suspected Histoplasmosis only)

Fungal Culture and Susceptibility Test (Blood and Bone Marrow Aspirate) Inclusion:
1. Giemsa Stain (for suspected Histoplasmosis only)

Test Code:

LS-MIC-0034

Specimen:

Bone Marrow Aspirate

Volume/Quantity:

• At least 0.5 mL (for children)
• At least 1-2 mL (for adult)

Schedule of Collection:

Prior to antifungal therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Collect aseptically in heparinized tube or heparinized syringe
Storage: If ≤ 2 hours, store at Room Temperature
: If > 2 hours, incubate at 36±1°C (maximum of 48 hours)
Handling: Observe Triple Packaging Guidelines
Transport: Transport at Room Temperature

Running Day:

Daily

Cut off Day and Time:

Not Applicable
Note: during weekends, holidays and after office hours, specimens are received in the clinical laboratory

Turnaround Time:

4 weeks

Fee:

₱3,500.00

Status:

Available