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KOH Prep for Fungus

Order Name C KOH PR
Test Number: 6300100
Revision Date 02/21/2020
Test Name Methodology LOINC Code
KOH Prep for Fungus
Microscopy  
SPECIMEN REQUIREMENTS
Specimen Specimen Volume (min) Specimen Type Specimen Container Transport Environment
Preferred See Instructions See Instructions See Instructions Room Temperature
Instructions Submit tissue, skin scrapings, or nail pieces in a sterile screw-top cup. For vaginal microscopic exam, send vaginal discharge in a saline wet prep tube.
GENERAL INFORMATION
Testing Schedule Daily 
Expected TAT 1 Day  
Clinical Use Detection of fungal elements in tissue samples; detection of yeast/fungal elements in vaginal samples 
CPT Code(s) 87220
Lab Section Microbiology