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    Yeast Species (Oral)

    Product Code: LCanOral

    Price: $50.00

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    Test Description

    Yeast Species (Oral)

    A screening test using a sterile water mouth rinse which is then placed in a culture media plate. After incubation, the total number of colony growths are counted.

    Test Details

    Process time: 5 to 7 business days

    CPT code: 87201

    Special instructions: Swish 10 mL sterile water in mouth for 1 minute then spit back into collection container

    Rejection causes: Frozen specimen

    Collection Instructions

    Patient prep: None

    Specimen volume: 10 mL mouth wash

    Minimum volume: Same

    Collection container: Sterile collection cup

    Transport container: Sterile collection cup

    Transport instructions: Refrigerate


    Reference one: "Not Well? Could it be Candida?" Health Hunter Newsletter, 1999, 13(2), Richard Lewis, editor.

    Reference two: Peter, S. Hidden dangers: an overview of food allergies. Advance for Physician Assistants, 1997,5(12): 46-47.

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