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Study of dermatophytes, hair

Fee code: 20014

Method description

Fresh examination and culture

Delivery time

Note to delivery time

Fungal culture: up to 21 days, if the result is negative.



Specimen type


Specimen volume

Specimen minimum volume

Collection instructions

Send hairs of a maximum of 2 cm long and with the root

Preanalytic treatment


Transport conditions

At room temperature

Rejection criteria

Sample collected at the wrong time interval or improper transportation conditions, Non-sterile sample container, Duplicate sample on the same day and for the same analysis


Interpretative report of the results

Reference values

Values Units   Age  
Study of dermatophytes      

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