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Best labs To Check for Yeast infections of the skin

Posted by Molly on September 12, 2001 at 20:43:19:

Can you please suggest the best labs that I can use to have
my doctor send specimens to that check for yeast infections
of the skin? I have been diagnosed with fibro and
dysesthetic vulvodynia, but I have so many skin sensations I
don't want to rule out a yeast infection of the skin even
though the vaginal yeast speciation was negati



Re: Best labs To Check for Yeast infections of the skin (Archive in candida.)

Posted by Walt Stoll on September 14, 2001 at 10:32:42:

In Reply to: Best labs To Check for Yeast infections of the skin posted by Molly on September 12, 2001 at 20:43:19:

Hi, Molly.

Accuracy in this test is more due to the skill of the doc collecting the specimen than which lab it is sent to.

The specimen must be taken with a scalpel by nicking the lesion at it's edge and a sample of the resulting blood taken.

Walt

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