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Test ID: FAMPB    
Amphotericin B

Specimen Type Describes the specimen type needed for testing

Varies

Specimen Required Defines the optimal specimen. This field describes the type of specimen required to perform the test and the preferred volume to complete testing. The volume allows automated processing, fastest throughput and, when indicated, repeat or reflex testing.

Container/Tube: Agar slant or other appropriate media

Specimen Volume: Organism in pure culture

 

Collection Instructions:

  1. Organism must be in pure culture, actively growing.
  2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (Supply T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.

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

Thawing

NA

Lipemia

NA

Icteric

NA

Specimen Stability Information Provides a description of the temperatures required to transport a specimen to the laboratory. Alternate acceptable temperature(s) are also included.

Specimen TypeTemperatureTime
VariesAmbient