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Specimen:

Cerebrospinal fluid / Other Sterile Body Fluids (except urine) / Exudates / Sputum / Tissue

Volume/Quantity:

• Sterile Body Fluids/Exudates: ≥ 0.5 mL
• Sputum: ≥ 1 mL
• Tissue: As much as possible

Shedule of Collection:

Prior to antifungal therapy

Collection/Storage/Handling/Transport:

See Recommendation for Fungal Culture

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:

1 working day

Fee:

₱170.00

Status:

Available