Direct microscopic analysis and culture followed by macroscopic and microscopic identification of the relevant moulds and yeasts. Supplemented by biochemical tests (yeasts) if necessary.
Fresh urine, respiratory samples, genital samples, biopsies, misc. in a sterile recipient.
The samples should be stored at 4°C immediately after collection and arrive at the laboratory before 4:00pm on the same day. Wipers should be kept in transportation medium.
Direct analysis: the day after arrival at the laboratory
Culture and identification: cultures are checked up to 3 weeks after grafting the sample before reporting a negative status.
Laatste wijziging op: 06/08/2019