Test catalogue

Turnaround times listed below are average times – results for urgent specimens may be available earlier.

TestCodeNHS (£)Private (£)Turnaround time
Identification and susceptibility
PLEASE NOTE: molecular tests are NOT included in the standard identification package - see molecular section below for current prices (they may also increase the turnaround time)
Identification only (yeast or mould)IDENT21.5724.14ID of yeasts 2–5 days
ID of moulds 2–7 days
Standard yeast susceptibility package
Including full identification and long-term storage. Flucytosine, fluconazole, amphotericin B, micafungin, anidulafungin.
YSP-S83.2193.10ID 2–5 days
Susceptibility 1–5 days (may take longer if culture requires incubation)
…plus 1 additional susceptibilityYSP-198.13109.81
…plus 2 additional susceptibilitiesYSP-2113.05126.50
…plus 3 additional susceptibilitiesYSP-3127.98143.20
Yeast, one drug15.44On demand
Standard mould susceptibility package
Including full identification and long-term storage. Itraconazole, posaconazole, voriconazole, amphotericin B.
MLD-S102.37114.57Identification 2–7 days

Susceptibility 3–7 days (may take longer if culture requires incubation)
…plus 1 additional susceptibilityMLD-1109.94123.02
…plus 2 additional susceptibilitiesMLD-2117.53131.50
Mould, one drug21.6323.91
Susceptibility testing by pyrosequencing (ONLY Aspergillus fumigatus)PYRO162.82On demand-
Identification from skin, hair & nails DERM14.8416.60Direct microscopy 1-2 days
Culture and identification:
* Yeasts 1-2 weeks
* Dermatophytes 1-3 weeks
* Non-dermatophytes 1-2 weeks
Antifungal assays (therapeutic drug monitoring)
FlucytosineLEVEL-FLY64.5972.271 day
You MUST telephone by 13:00 in order for us to set up the assay
PosaconazoleLEVEL-POS64.5972.271-2 days
VoriconazoleLEVEL-VOR64.5972.271-2 days
ItraconazoleLEVEL-ITR64.5972.271-2 days
FluconazoleLEVEL-FLZ64.5972.272-3 days
IsavuconazoleLEVEL-ISA64.5972.271-2 days
Serology (antigen testing)
FungitellTM β-1,3-D-glucanBGLU54.4660.941–3 days
Aspergillus galactomannanASP-GM54.4660.941–2 days
Cryptococcus antigen (CrAG)CRYPA37.4141.86Same day
Precipitins (antibody test and titre)
Aspergillus fumigatusAF-PDD16.8118.787–10 days
Molecular tests
Aspergillus PCRASP-PCR88.8099.377 days
Pneumocystis PCRPCP-PCR88.8099.374 days
Panfungal PCRPAN-PCR88.8099.37
Identification by sequencingSEQ-ID88.8099.37
Environmental investigations (damp buildings)
Surveillance of homes, workplaces, public buildings, allergenic moulds and indicators of water damage- all inclusive price for sampling, identification and interpretation (per sample)ENV107.17119.24
ON REQUEST: sampling by our staff; surveillance of hospitals for Aspergillus