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Test Code FS Fungal/Pneumocystis Stain

Secondary ID


LOINC Coding

Test Name LOINC Code

Fungal/Pneumocystis Stain

Specimen 66746-9



Note:  This test is primarily used for the detection of Pneumocystis.

Performing Laboratory

Huntsville Hospital Laboratory

Specimen Requirements

Usually only performed on specimens of respiratory origin. Place specimen (minimum volume: 5 mL) in a leakproof, sterile container. Forward promptly.

Note:  Specimen source is required on request form for processing.

Reference Values

No fungal elements or Pneumocystis seen.

Day(s) Test Set Up

Monday through Friday

CPT Coding