The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mould identification

Examination of mould culture for identification using manual methods. Indicated for mould that is thought to be the aetiological agent of infection.

Tube Culture plate or slope
ID 3692
Availability Mon-Fri
Additional Information Identification, usually to species level on the basis of macroscopic and microscopic morphology. Molecular identification may be carried out for those isolates which cannot be identified using phenotypic tests. Susceptibility testing of mould isolates may be indicated, though this is not done routinely. Please call to discuss
Turn Around 14 days
Send to LGI Microbiology Department
IP Routine TAT 14 days
GP Routine TAT 14 days