A 27-year-old male asked:
reason why nail scrapping of a client on sabouraud dextrose agar yielded fungal growth?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Rada Ivanov answered
31 years experience Pulmonary Critical Care
Fungus: Fungus may be either infecting the nail or colonizing it. We carry a lot of fungi and bacteria on our skins and nails which not always cause infection. Not sure what a client means and how you incubated the scrapings, consult a dermatologist if in doubt.
Answered on Oct 24, 2012
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