All Species (exc. primates)
Diagnostic Section: 
Shipping Requirements: 
Ship overnight or 2-day shipping in an insulated container, with ice packs.
Test Fee: 
Setup Days: 
Turn Around Time: 
1-2 days
Specimen Requirements: 

Affected areas of hair, scab, skin submitted dry in a plastic bar og sterile tube; do not send glass slides. 

Collection Protocol: 

Cleanse lesion with alcohol wipe. Scrape scans and hairs from the edge of the lesion with sterile scalpel blade. Affected hairs may be plucked. 

Additional Information: 

The KOH microscopic exam is included in the dermatophyte culture request but may be requested separately.