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General Information
Test Name PNEUMOCYSTIS CARINII DFA
Alias PCP, Pneumocystis jirovecii
Performed Daily
Turn Around Time 2 days
CPT Codes 87281
Performed By Microbiology Lab
Notes
Clinical Utility
Link Pneumocystis DFA
Unacceptable Conditions Tissues, swabs or slides

Components
Name Method Sex Age Range Ref. Range Low Ref. Range High Units
Pneumocystis DFA DFA Negative

Specimen Requirements
Type Container Volume Units Collection / Delivery Storage / Transport Off Campus- Under Construction
BAL, bronchial washing, or sputum Sterile Cup, MRD 100113 1 mL Room Temperature Refrigerate