Fungal Culture and Susceptibility Test (Lower Respiratory Tract Specimen)Inclusion:1. Potassium hydroxide Mount (KOH)

Specimen:

Endotracheal/ Nasotracheal Aspirate; Bronchoalveolar lavage, brush or wash

Volume/Quantity:

? 1 mL

Shedule of Collection:

Prior to antifungal therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

Collection: Collect washing or aspirate in mucus trap, or : Place brush in 1 ml sterile NSS in a sterile container Storage: If ? 2 hours, store at Room Temperature : If > 2 hours, refrigerate at 4°C (maximum of 24 hours) Handling: Observe Triple Packagi

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