Test Catalog

Test Id : FCASO

Caspofungin (Cancidas)

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

CLSI Broth dilution

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

Yes

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

Caspofungin (CAS)

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

Cancidas

CAS

Caspofungin

Fungal sensitivity testing

Mold sensitivity testing

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 Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Ambient (preferred)

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

PDF Report
Indicates whether the report includes an additional document with charts, images or other enriched information

No

Day(s) Performed
Outlines the days the test is performed. This field reflects the day that the sample must be in the testing laboratory to begin the testing process and includes any specimen preparation and processing time before the test is performed. Some tests are listed as continuously performed, which means that assays are performed multiple times during the day.

Monday

Report Available
The interval of time (receipt of sample at Mayo Clinic Laboratories to results available) taking into account standard setup days and weekends. The first day is the time that it typically takes for a result to be available. The last day is the time it might take, accounting for any necessary repeated testing.

4 to 12 days

Performing Laboratory Location
Indicates the location of the laboratory that performs the test

U.T. Health Science Ctr San Antonio

Fees
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CPT Code Information
Provides guidance in determining the appropriate Current Procedural Terminology (CPT) code(s) information for each test or profile. The listed CPT codes reflect Mayo Clinic Laboratories interpretation of CPT coding requirements. It is the responsibility of each laboratory to determine correct CPT codes to use for billing.

CPT codes are provided by the performing laboratory.

84999 - Unlisted Chemistry Procedure (Refer to patient report to apply the appropriate CPT code in place of this unlisted CPT code based on specimen source.)

87188 - mould - MIC microdilution or agar dilution (if appropriate)

87186 - yeast - MIC microdilution or agar dilution (if appropriate)

LOINC® Information

Test Id Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
Provides guidance in determining the Logical Observation Identifiers Names and Codes (LOINC) values for the order and results codes of this test. LOINC values are provided by the performing laboratory.
FCASO Caspofungin (CAS) Not Provided
Result Id Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Applies only to results expressed in units of measure originally reported by the performing laboratory. These values do not apply to results that are converted to other units of measure.
Z2188 Source 31208-2
Z2187 Received As (Organism) Not Provided
Z2189 Result Not Provided
Z2193 Interpretation Not Provided

Test Setup Resources

Setup Files
Test setup information contains test file definition details to support order and result interfacing between Mayo Clinic Laboratories and your Laboratory Information System.

Excel | Create a PDF

Sample Reports
Normal and Abnormal sample reports are provided as references for report appearance.

Normal Reports | Abnormal Reports

SI Sample Reports
International System (SI) of Unit reports are provided for a limited number of tests. These reports are intended for international account use and are only available through MayoLINK accounts that have been defined to receive them.

SI Normal Reports | SI Abnormal Reports