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culture, fungus, skin, hair or nails
Synonyms: Fungus Culture 
Computer Code: FUNGS
Specimen Collection: Skin scrapings, hair or nails scrapings, in a sterile leak proof container. Send small clippings of nails or nail scrapings. Do not moisten. 
Minimum Volume:  
Handling Instructions for Offsite Areas: Store and transport at room temperature. 
Reference Values: Negative  
Lab Code: MIC 
Requisition: SPEC M
Test Frequency: Mon-Fri 
Routine TAT: Neg: 4 weeks Pos: 2-4 weeks 
Stat TAT: NA 
CPT Code(s): 87101 
LCD or NCD:  
Methodology Used: 14
See Addendum XVII

Albany Medical Center
43 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY, 12208
Date: 04/23/2014
Time: 16:13:11 (24hr)