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Test Catalog

Test ID: SFUNG    
1,3-Beta-D-Glucan (Fungitell), Serum

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Serum SST

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing

Container/Tube: Serum gel (red top tube is not acceptable)

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions:

1. Avoid exposure of specimen to atmosphere to prevent environmental contamination of the sample.

2. Centrifuge and send specimen in original collection tube. Do not aliquot or open tube.

Forms

If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a General Request (T239) with the specimen.

Specimen Minimum Volume Defines the amount of sample necessary to provide a clinically relevant result as determined by the Testing Laboratory

0.5 mL

Reject Due To Identifies specimen types and conditions that may cause the specimen to be rejected

Gross hemolysis Reject
Gross lipemia Reject
Gross icterus Reject

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the performing laboratory, alternate acceptable temperatures are also included

Specimen TypeTemperatureTimeSpecial Container
Serum SSTRefrigerated (preferred)14 daysSERUM GEL TUBE
 Frozen 30 daysSERUM GEL TUBE