Quest Diagnostics San Juan Capistrano
Pure isolate on an agar slant in a double walled container
Room Temp: 7 Days; Refrigerated: 7 Days; Frozen: Unacceptable
Indicate original specimen ID and source of specimen in comments and on specimen. Stability of isolates will be determined by the lab. Organism must be viable.
In the event of an initial identification of Coccidioides, Histoplasma, or Blastomyces, the following additional identification methods will be performed: Coccidioides DNA Probe; Histpolasma DNA Probe; Blastomyces DNA Probe. If an additional identification method is required, ITS nucleic acid sequencing may be added. Susceptibilities will be added upon request.
87107; 87149; 87149; 87149; 87153