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.

Documents

Fungal skin and nail infections: quick reference guide

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Fungal skin and nail infections: quick reference guide

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Detail

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

Reviewed June 2011.