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CULTURE, YEAST SCREEN

Test Code YESCR 
Test CULTURE, YEAST SCREEN 
Methodology Conventional Culture 
Description Utilizes media for the isolation of yeast. Report indicates presence or absence of yeast; further identification and susceptibility performed upon request at an additional charge. 
Specimen 1. Asceptibally swab vagina or other affected site.
2. Submit swab in a culture transport media tube.
3. Label tube with patient's name (first and last), date of birth or medical record number, date and time of collection, collector's initials and specimen source.
4. Maintain sterility and forward promptly at ambient temperature only. Do not refrigerate.

NOTE: SPECIMEN SOURCE IS REQUIRED ON REQUEST FORM FOR PROCESSING. 

Reference Values No Yeast isolated 
Analytic Time 4 Days 
Day(s) Test Set Up Monday through Sunday 
CPT Code(s) 87081  Culture, yeast screen