Stanford Hospital & Clinics and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital
RESULT
Test Name : KOH Prep Order Code : KOHP
Synonyms: Fungal Direct Wet Preparation
Specimen Type: Tissue, Respiratory Secretions, Skin or Nail scrapings
Container Type: Sterile Container
Required Volume: 3 mL respiratory secretions or 2mm portion of tissue or nail
Minimum Volume (Pediatric): 0.5 mL liquid or 2mm tissue
Methodology: Visual observation using light and Flourescent microscopy
Standard Run Times: Daily
Turnaround Time: 24 hours/next day
CPT Codes: 87210
LPCH EPIC Code: LAB251
SHC EPIC Code: LABKOHP
Causes For Rejection: Dry swab, specimen on outside of container, QNS.
Department: Microbiology