Recent changes for Dermatophyte Fungal Culture (Sendaway Test)
Skin scrapings for fungal culture, nail clippings for fungal culture, hair for fungal culture
Skin scrapings for fungal culture, Nail clippings for fungal culture, Hair for fungal culture
Plain 70mL pot
Plain 70mL potSpecial:Agar Plates for Dermatophyte Culture
Fungal culture must be specifically requested.
Do not treat affected area prior to scraping. Firmly scrape the lesion at the advancing border.
Implant the scrapings into the surface of the special agar plates (supplied by laboratory) or collect in a sterile pot.
Do not send blades to the laboratory.
Fungal Culture (Sendaway Test)
Dermatophyte Fungal Culture (Sendaway Test)
Code FUN for dermatophytes, nail, hair and skin scrapings
For all other samples please code as per normal microbiology panels and send to microbiology department