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Test ID FCASO Caspofungin (Cancidas)

Biohazard Infectious

Method Name

CLSI Broth dilution

Reporting Name

Caspofungin (CAS)

Specimen Type


Specimen Required

Container/Tube: Agar slant or other appropriate media

Specimen Volume: Organism in pure culture


Complete and submit with specimen:

1. Fungus Testing Lab request form


Collection Instructions:

1. Organism must be in pure culture, actively growing

2. Place specimen in a large infectious container (T146) and label as an etiologic agent/infectious substance.

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Varies Ambient

Day(s) Performed


Performing Laboratory

U.T. Health Science Ctr San Antonio

CPT Code Information

84999 - Unlisted Chemistry Procedure (Refer to patient report to apply the appropriate CPT code in place of this unlisted CPT code based on specimen source.)

87188 - mould - MIC microdilution or agar dilution (if appropriate)

87186 - yeast - MIC microdilution or agar dilution (if appropriate)

LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
FCASO Caspofungin (CAS) Not Provided


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
Z2188 Source 31208-2
Z2187 Received As (Organism) Not Provided
Z2189 Result Not Provided
Z2193 Interpretation Not Provided

Report Available

4 to 12 days

NY State Approved