Aid in the diagnosis for blastomycosis or monitoring treatment.
Ship to arrive Monday through Friday using a next day delivery service. May ship sample at room temperature. Do not ship by first class mail.
Tissue, Sputum, Bronchial Brushings, Stool, FNA, Biopsy, Tracheal or Bone Marrow Aspirate
Stored in Transport Media, Fixative or Isolator Tubes
Sodium hydroxide and sputolysin. Cross-reactivity occurs between blastomycosis and histoplasmosis and in paracoccidioidomycosis, penicillosis, coccidioidomycosis, aspergillosis and sporotrichosis.
Positive samples may require confirmation which could extend TAT.