Test Directory

Antifungal Assay - Flucytosine - 5FC

Containers - Adult

White Cap
Volume Range


Containers - Child

White Cap - Paediatric
Volume Range

>2 ml

Reference ranges

Shown on the report

Laboratory Site

51 Little France Crescent
Old Dalkeith Road
EH16 4SA
Telephone (Mycology): 0131 24(2) 6049

Transport arrangements

Transport as soon as practicable

Sample storage arrangements

Store at 4-6o C

Special instructions for collection

Must be arranged 24h in advance - contact Microbiologist for discussion of frequency and timing

How to request

Via TRAK or by yellow request form or GP order comms


9 am - 5 pm Mon - Fri

Anticipated turnaround

96 hours

What happens if the result is positive or abnormal

Telephoned by Microbiologist

General additional information

Contact medical staff for discussion of frequency and timing