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8191KOH Prep
Specimen Type
Specimen Stability
Reference Range
Any scrapings or exudates to be examined for fungal elements are acceptable. Growth from a culture plate can also be used.
48 Hours
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Specimen Requirements
Specimen Type:Any scrapings or exudates to be examined for fungal elements are acceptable. Growth from a culture plate can also be used.
Method
Microscopic examination with potassium hydroxide
Schedule
Monday-Saturday
Instructions/Notes
Indicate source/site
Clinical Utility
Potassium Hydroxide 10 % (KOH) is a reagent recommended for use in the initial preparation of clinical specimens for microscopic examination of fungal elements.
CPT Codes
87210