||Nucleic Acid Probe
||Within 2 days
#ExistCollect>Collect: Actively growing fungal isolate in pure culture.
#ExistSPECIMENPREPARATION>Specimen Preparation: Transport sealed container pure culture on non-blood containing fungal medium. Place each specimen in an individually sealed bag.
#ExistSPECTRANSPORT>Storage/Transport Temperature: Room temperature. If culture is suspected to be of a microorganism listed by the IATA as infectious to humans, submit according to Biological Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.
Submit specimen according to Infectious Substance, Category A, shipping guidelines.
#ExistRemarks>Remarks: Results may be delayed if growth of the organism is inadequate.
#ExistConditions>Unacceptable Conditions: Mixed or non-viable organisms. Agar plate.
#ExistStability>Stability (collection to initiation of testing): Ambient: 2 weeks; Refrigerated: 2 weeks; Frozen: Unacceptable