CULTURE, FUNGUS, SKIN/HAIR/NAILS
This order is NOT appropriate for specimens other than skin scrapings and nail or hair clippings.
Specimen Collection Requirements
Cuttings or scrapings of skin, hair or nails
Specimen in sterile container.
Several cuttings or scrapings of specimen
Dry sterile container at 20-25°C, DTM media or SAB slant
Insufficient volume or frozen specimen
Ambient: 7 days; Refrigerated: 1 week
Samaritan Health Services
Thursday, January 5, 2017 03:42:08 AM