Neurological II panel/breakout fungus
Days test started:
Specimen Type/Volume1) 0.5 mL CSF and/or 2) 2 mL EDTA unspun whole blood. Serum is not an acceptable sample. 3) Biopsy, swab or exudate of infected area for fungus.
Shipping InformationShip in insulated container with freezer packs.
Collection Protocol1) & 3) Sterile, leakproof container. 2) Collect blood into a purple-top tube.
Fungal breakout panel includes: Aspergillus fumigatus, Candida albicans, Cryptococcus neoformans v. neoformans, Microsporum canis, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Coccidioides immitis/posadasii. Shipping (test code: xtrnu) and handling (test code: xhand) fees are also applicable on each submission. External test price is subject to change.