Guidance

Fungal skin and nail infections: diagnosis and laboratory investigation guide for primary care

Guidance for primary care on taking samples for diagnosing and treating fungal skin and nail infections; for consultation and adaptation.

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Fungal skin and nail infections: diagnosis and laboratory investigation

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Fungal skin and nail infections: diagnosis and laboratory investigation (Word version, for local adaptation)

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Fungal skin and nail infections: quick reference summary

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Details

This guidance explains:

  • when and how to take dermatological samples for fungi
  • how to interpret the laboratory report
  • how to treat fungal skin and nail infections
Published 21 April 2009
Last updated 15 June 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated versions of documents.
  2. Reviewed June 2011.
  3. First published.