Fungal Culture and Susceptibility Test (Exudate)Inclusion:1. Potassium hydroxide Mount (KOH)

Specimen:

Abscess / Aspirate / Drainage / Ear Discharge / Eye Discharge / Pus / Wound Discharge

Volume/Quantity:

? 0.5 mL (for aspirate) Or 1 swab

Schedule of Collection:

Prior to antifungal therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Collect exudate, pus or drainage by aspiration using a sterile needle and syringe : Place the aspirate in a sterile vial. The syringe can also serve as the transport container : Sterile cotton swabs can also be used to collect sample : Put the

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