Diagnostic Section: 
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Turn Around Time: 
14 days
Shipping Requirements: 
Label all samples. Ship at ambient temperature. Sterile, sealed, leak-proof plastic bag or container.
Specimen Requirements: 

Deep skin scrapings or hair plucks from affected area. Toothbrushes NOT recommended.

Collection Protocol: 

Sample should be aseptically collected. Do not add formalin, saline, or broth to fresh tissue. Area may need to be cleaned of environmental contaminants before sampling. Contact lab for recommendations.

Additional Information: 

Culture and identification of fungal dermatophytes from hair or skin scrapings