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Lab Test Dictionary

Aspergillus Species by PCR (3000265)


Qualitative Polymerase Chain Reaction

Specimen Type

See Collection Instructions

Performing Lab


Epic ID

Other Reference Test

Lab Test Days

Monday, Thursday and Saturday

Standard TAT

2-5 Days

Collection Information

Specimen Required

0.9-1 mL Bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), Bronchial wash, Sputum or Tissue

Container Type

Sterile Container

Collection Instructions

Freeze tissue immediately.

Processing Information - Lab Use Only

Transport Temperature


Specimen Stability

Room Temp: 2 Weeks (Unacceptable for tissue); Refrigerated: 2 Weeks; Frozen: 2 Weeks

Test Volume Required

1 mL

Minimum Test Volume

0.9 mL

Processing Instructions

Specimen source is required. Complete an ARUP requisition and submit with specimen refrigerated or frozen. Call Apollo Courier Service for pick-up Monday-Friday.

CPT Codes