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Skin Scrapings



Test Information

  • Collection conditions:
    Skin scrapings, hair or nail clippings. Use a dry sterile bottle. All tissue samples should be collected aseptically and transferred directly.-
  • Reporting Frequency:
    TAT - Microscopy results are available 48-72 hours after receipt. Culture results are available after 3 weeks or earlier if positive.
  • Additional information

    Sample stability - 1 week
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Last updated June 29, 2017


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