The mycology laboratory at the Department of Medical
Microbiology processes infected nails, hair, skin scrapings and other samples to accurately detect the responsible fungal germ.

Specimens/Samples processed:

  • Hair
  • Skin
  • Nails
  • Blood
  • Urine
  • Peritoneal fluids
  • Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)
  • Pus
  • Urethral swab
  • High vaginal swab
  • Sputum
  • Induced sputum
  • Broncho-alveolar lavage
  • Pus swab from infected ears
  • Biopsy Tissues
  • Corneal scrapping
  • Skin snips for Microfilaria