Organism Identification, Yeast

Test Mnemonic


CPT Codes

  • 87106 - QTY (1)


  • Fungus ID
  • Yeast ID

Performing Laboratory

Cleveland Clinic Laboratories

Specimen Requirements

Volume Type Container Collect Temperature Transport Temperature Special Instructions
UnspecifiedIsolate of organismAgar slant Ambient 


Environmental Condition Description
Ambient4 weeks
Refrigerated4 weeks

Days Performed

Sun - Sat

Turnaround Time

4 weeks


Name Description

Reference Range

Special Info

Indicate on test order: Original date of collection, specimen site, any pertinent preliminary identification information and telephone number including extension where report may be called if necessary. Antibiotic susceptibility testing must be requested and ordered separately. Contraindications: lack of viability, culture mixed or contaminated. CPT code 87153 may be added if sequencing method is performed to complete the identification.

Clinical Info

Identification of yeast