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Test Catalog

Test ID: FAMPB    
Amphotericin B

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type validated for testing

Varies

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

Container/Tube: Agar slant or other appropriate media

Specimen Volume: Organism in pure culture

 

Complete and submit with specimen:

1. Fungus Testing Lab request form

 

Collection Instructions:

1. Organism must be in pure culture, actively growing.

2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.

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

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

Specimens other than Actively growing mold in pure culture
Anticoagulants other than NA
Hemolysis NA
Lipemia NA
Icteric NA

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
VariesAmbient