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Test ID CAURP Candida auris, Molecular Detection, PCR, Random, Urine

Ordering Guidance

This test should not be ordered for surveillance purposes. Order CAURS / Candida auris Surveillance, Molecular Detection, PCR, Varies and collect an axilla/groin swab for surveillance.

Additional Testing Requirements

This test should always be performed in conjunction with fungal culture, order FGEN / Fungal Culture, Routine.

Shipping Instructions

Specimen must arrive within 7 days of collection.

Necessary Information

Specimen source is required.

Specimen Required

Supplies: Urine Tubes, 10 mL (T068)

Container/Tube: Plastic, 10-mL urine tube

Specimen Volume: 1 mL

Collection Instructions: Collect a random urine specimen.

Useful For

Detecting Candida auris in urine specimens


This test should not be used to determine cure or to monitor response to therapy.

Method Name

Real-Time Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR)

Reporting Name

Candida auris PCR, U

Specimen Type


Specimen Minimum Volume

0.5 mL

Specimen Stability Information

Specimen Type Temperature Time Special Container
Urine Refrigerated (preferred) 7 days
  Frozen  7 days

Reference Values

Not applicable

Day(s) Performed

Monday through Sunday

Report Available

1 to 3 days

Performing Laboratory

Mayo Clinic Laboratories in Rochester

Test Classification

This test was developed, and its performance characteristics determined by Mayo Clinic in a manner consistent with CLIA requirements. This test has not been cleared or approved by the US Food and Drug Administration.

CPT Code Information


LOINC Code Information

Test ID Test Order Name Order LOINC Value
CAURP Candida auris PCR, U 95764-7


Result ID Test Result Name Result LOINC Value
SRCAU Specimen Source 31208-2
CAURU C auris PCR, Result, U 95764-7