What is it?

What is it?

Particularly when a fungal skin infection is suspected, skin flakes can be examined and cultures can be grown. For the analysis, the dermatologist will scrape off several skin flakes from a suitable area of the skin abnormality.

Process?

Process?
  • The procedure is painless.
  • Analyses are performed by the laboratory.
  • In the case of fungal infections, the result may take a few weeks.

Centres and specialist areas

Centres and specialist areas
Dermatology

Latest publication date: 23/11/2022
Supervising author: Dr Van Autryve Els