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Division of Consolidated Laboratory Services


Laboratory: Microbial Reference

Test Description: Identification of yeast, mold, and aerobic actinomycetes isolates.

Order Approval Required? No

Specimen Type: Isolate Slant

Collection Container: Solid Culture Slant

Optimal Volume: Not Applicable

Collection Guidelines: Not Applicable

Storage Container: Not Applicable

Storage Instructions: Room Temperature

Transportation Instructions: Room Temperature

Test Methodology: Conventional culture techniques, and Molecular Methods

Additional Information:

Causes For Rejection: Isolate with no name or identifier, mismatched sample and test request, or broken media.

Possible Results:

  • Identification of Mold spp.
  • Identification of Yeast spp.
  • Identification of Aerobic Actinomycete spp.