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Culture Yeast w/ Identification

Order Code CH786
Turnaround Time up to 14 days
Test Includes

Tests are used to determine susceptibility of yeast isolates to fluconazole, voriconazole, and caspofungin. If culture is positive, then identification will be performed at an additional charge (CPT code(s): 87106).

Specimen Requirements
Specimen Source
Vaginal swab
Transport Container
(Specimen Container)


Preferred Specimens
Collection Instructions
(Transport Temperature)
Transport Refrigerated (cold packs)
Specimen Stability
Temperature Period
Room temperature 72 hours
Refrigerated 72 hours
Frozen Unacceptable
Reject Criteria

Stool, Sputum

Special Instructions

Oral or vaginal swab collected in an ESwab mini-tip transport system (blue-cap)

Test Details
Culture with Phenotypic , Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight
Clinical Significance

The significance of a yeast isolate varies with the organism identification, source, and clinical symptoms manifested.