Test Catalog

Test ID: FGEN    
Fungal Culture, Routine

Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Diagnosing fungal infections from specimens other than blood, skin, hair, nails, and vagina (separate tests are available for these specimen sites)

Reflex Tests Lists tests that may or may not be performed, at an additional charge, depending on the result and interpretation of the initial tests.

Test IDReporting NameAvailable SeparatelyAlways Performed
D2FD2 Fungal Sequencing IdentificationNo, (Bill Only)No
FUNAFungal Ident Panel ANo, (Bill Only)No
FUNBFungal Ident Panel BNo, (Bill Only)No
LCCIIdent Rapid PCR CoccidioidesNo, (Bill Only)No
LCHBId, Histoplasma/Blastomyces PCRNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALFId MALDI-TOF Mass Spec FungiNo, (Bill Only)No
TISSRTissue ProcessingNo, (Bill Only)No
RMALYId MALDI-TOF Mass Spec YeastNo, (Bill Only)No
LCCAId, Candida auris Rapid PCRNo, (Bill Only)No

Testing Algorithm Delineates situations when tests are added to the initial order. This includes reflex and additional tests.

When this test is ordered, the reflex tests may be performed at an additional charge.


See Meningitis/Encephalitis Panel Algorithm in Special Instructions.

Special Instructions Library of PDFs including pertinent information and forms related to the test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Conventional Agar Culture/Macroscopy/Microscopy/D2 rDNA Gene Sequencing/Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (rtPCR)/Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization Time-Of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF MS)

Dimorphic Pathogen Identification Confirmation: D2 rDNA Gene Sequencing/rtPCR/MALDI-TOF MS

NY State Available Indicates the status of NY State approval and if the test is orderable for NY State clients.


Reporting Name Lists a shorter or abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test

Fungal Culture, Routine

Aliases Lists additional common names for a test, as an aid in searching

Aspergillus Culture
Blastomyces Culture
Candida Culture
Coccidioides Culture
Cryptococcus Culture
Culture, Yeast
Fungus Culture
Histoplasma Culture
Mycology, Culture
Yeast Culture