Analytes/procedures in bold
type are regulated for proficiency testing by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
- This Survey is for identification of fungal organisms such as yeast isolated from blood culture bottles.
- This Survey is not for the inoculation of blood culture bottles.
- Five 1.0‑mL simulated blood culture fluid specimens
- For laboratories using molecular multiplex panels
- Shipment A: March 15
- Shipment B: June 7
- Shipment C: September 27