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Specimen Type: Organism in pure culture
Container/Tube: Sabouraud's dextrose agar slant
Specimen Volume: Infecting yeast isolate
1. Organism must be in pure culture, actively growing. Do not submit mixed cultures.
2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (Supply T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.
1. Specimen source and suspected organism identification are required.
2. See Infectious Specimen Shipping Guide in Special Instructions.
Forms: If not ordering electronically, complete, print, and send a Microbiology Test Request Form (T244) with the specimen (http://www.mayomedicallaboratories.com/it-mmfiles/microbiology_test_request_form.pdf).