Skin, hairs, scabs, scraping from at or around lesion, culture isolate
The sample should be placed in a sterile tube with a secure cap, such as a red-top tube.
1-3 business days from test day
This assay targets the DNA of portions of the 18SrRNA, ITS1, ITS2, and 5.8S genes from multiple fungal species associated with ringworm infections. This assay detects Microsporum canis, M. gypseum, Trychophyton verrucosum and T. mentagrophytes.
Bovine | Canine | Feline | Equine | Ovine | Caprine | Porcine | Wildlife Exotic | Other
Please double-bag samples to ensure sample containment. To ensure inclusion in the test run, samples should arrive the day prior to test day.