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Test ID: FUNID    
Culture Referred for Identification, Fungus

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


Useful For Suggests clinical disorders or settings where the test may be helpful

Identification of pure isolates of filamentous fungi and yeast

Special Instructions and Forms Describes specimen collection and preparation information, test algorithms, and other information pertinent to test. Also includes pertinent information and consent forms to be used when requesting a particular test

Method Name A short description of the method used to perform the test

Fungi are identified using macroscopic and microscopic morphology, nucleic acid hybridization probes, D2 rDNA gene sequencing, real-time polymerase chain reaction (rtPCR), or MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Dimorphic pathogen identification is confirmed using molecular methods (ie, nucleic acid hybridization probe, D2 rDNA gene sequencing, rtPCR or MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry).

(PCR is utilized pursuant to a license agreement with Roche Molecular Systems, Inc.)

Reporting Name A shorter/abbreviated version of the Published Name for a test; an abbreviated test name

Culture Referred for ID, Fungus

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

Fungal ID
Fungal Identification
Fungi ID
Fungi Identification
Fungus ID
Fungus Identification
Fungus Referred for Identification
Identification of Fungus
Identification of Yeast
Referral for Identification
Yeast ID
Yeast Identification
Yeast Referred for Identification
Identification of Candida
Identification of Fungi
Identification of Mold