Scraping from skin, pus. For diagnosis of invasive fungal infection, tissue should be sent for histopathological examination.
20% Potassium hydroxide Wet Mount, Gram Stain, Calcofluor White
Blastoconidia seen; Blastoconidia and pseudohyphae seen; Hyphae seen; Hyphae and conidia seen; No fungus seen
2 – 4 hours; longer for skin and nail
Monday - Saturday