Fungal Smear - GMS - PAS Fungus - Calcofluor - Yeast smear
Most appropriate for tissues, body fluids and eye or corneal scrapings. Respiratory, genital and urine sources are also acceptable.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Tissue, body fluid, eye or corneal scraping, respiratory secretions, exudate
Place tissue, body fluid or sputum in a sterile screw-cap container. For mucous membrane or ear canal sites, use a culture collection and transport swab.
Insufficient amount of specimen
Ambient: 1 week; Refrigerated: 1 week; Frozen: Unacceptable
Calcofluor White Stain Microscopy
Negative for fungal elements.
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