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Test Identifier Information

 
Registration CodeMYCO
Method

Microscopy and culture

External Price$65.37(Exclusive of GST)
  

Specimen Collection

 
Pre-Testing Requirements

Yes if bedside scraping is required phone ext. 88352.

No recent antifungal topical treatment

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CHLabs Laboratory

 
DepartmentMicrobiology-Bacteriology
Contact Details Email Email
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Contact Phone Number03 364 0350 | x88352
Test AvailabilityMon - Fri, business hours only
Turnaround TimeDirect microscopy 2 - 24 hrs, culture 1 - 21 days
Reference Interval

Clinical: Microbiologist

Technical: 1) Ros Podmore, 2) Elaine Keith, 3) Leonie Thorpe

Additional Information

Patient Sample: Skin scraping, nail clipping, swab if scraping or clipping not available.

Sample Transportation: In sterile pottle if not being collected by microbiology staff. Please include scalpel if possible.

Inpatients: Phone ext. 88352 to arrange for a scientist to do skin scraping at an appropriate time. Please leave requisition form in patients notes.

Outpatients: Present to the CHLabs ground floor reception area where patient will be directed to consulting room for skin scraping.

Delphic Number Test Number2250

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