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Test Name: Culture, Bone Marrow, Filamentous Fungi

Test Code(s): DIBM / HCDIBM

CPT Code(s): 87103; Additional CPT codes may be added for processing, identification, and susceptibility testing.

Methodology: Isolator®/Lysis Centrifugation

Days Performed: Daily.

Turnaround Time: Stat: Not available stat.
Routine: Preliminary report: Negative cultures 3 days. Final report: Negative cultures 28 days.

Specimen Requirements

Specimen: Bone marrow aspirate

Collection Instructions: Submit bone marrow aspirate or aliquot of bone marrow product.

Collection Container: Preferred: Isolator® tube

Collection Volume: Preferred: 1.5 mL

Sample Analyzed: Bone Marrow Aspirate

Volume Required: Preferred: 0.5 mL

Specimen Transport: Transport to UWHC Microbiology (B4/231) within 2 hours of collection.

Stability: Ambient: 16 hours
Refrigerated: Not acceptable
Frozen: Not acceptaable


Expected Results:

No fungus isolated

Critical Calls: View

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