Lab Test : Stool for Yeast

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Alternate:N/A
Includes:Gram stain and microscopic examination for yeast
Department:Microbiology
Phone:(937) 641-3902
SQ Code:STYS
Available:Daily 24 hours. Test performed on first shift only
Turnaround:24 hours
Specimen:Fresh stool
Volume:1 culturette
Container:Culturette or clean container
Temperature:Room temperature
Rejection:N/A
Normal:Negative
Uses:Identify overgrowth of yeast in stool.
Limitations:Culture is more sensitive than a gram stain.
Method:Microscopic stained
 

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