Skin Scrapping For Fungal Examination

skin scrapping for fungal examination

Skin Scrapping For Fungal Examination

What is the Skin Scrapping for Fungal Examination Test?

The skin lesion is a scaly rash. The KOH exam is a test used to determine whether or not a person has a fungal skin infection.

People with weak immune systems are more likely to get fungal infections. The direct examination gives an early, possible diagnosis and allows antifungal treatment to start immediately.

Why Done? 

A skin lesion, or abnormal alteration in the skin's surface, has various causes. If your doctor suspects a fungus caused your lesion, they may request a KOH exam. 

A KOH exam can detect symptoms of a fungal infection such as:

  • Distorted or thickened nails.
  • thrush itchy, red, scaly skin or scalp
  • Vaginal discharge and itching

Your doctor may also request the test to monitor the efficacy of antifungal medications.


The lab Technician will provide details about the skin scraping test procedure. 

How does one prepare for the test? 

No preparation is needed.

Required Documents for Skin Scrapping Test:

  • Doctor prescription. 
  • A valid government ID.

After Care: 

No care is required.

Cost of skin scrapping for fungal examination tests in Delhi: 

The Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Infections Test cost varies by region and facility. So, get tested at trustworthy diagnostic centers like Ganesh Diagnostic. It is staffed by trained and experienced professionals to assure patient and visitor safety.

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