Routine culture and identification for filamentous fungi (e.g., Aspergillus species). This test includes culture and identification using microscopic and macroscopic evaluation. If identification is not possible, identification by gene sequencing may be required (at an additional charge.)

Samples of suspect dimorphic fungi (e.g., Blastomyces spp., Histoplasma spp.) can not be submitted. Please contact the laboratory for testing options.

For cases of suspect dermatophytosis (ringworm), please refer to Dermatophyte Culture and Identification.

Test Code:     MYCO.

Test Days:M-Sat
Turn Around Time (Days):30 days

Fluids, tissues
Swabs are NOT appropriate for filamentous fungi culture.


Leak proof containers

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