Most clinical laboratories can only identify common fungi, but the Hospital's diverse patient base gives the Microbiology Laboratory experience testing for speciation of unusual organisms and for performing yeast in vitro susceptibility testing.
- Fungal identification (yeast, dimorphics, filamentous)
- Cryptococcus antigen detection
- Fungal culture
- Direct microscopic examination
- Calcofluor white
- Yeast in vitro susceptibility testing
- Amphotericin B