Fungal Smear test is performed on a sample of blood to measure the level of Fungal Smear in the blood.It is performed to confirm Fungal Infection and also during the treatment and after the treatment of Fungal Infection and Immunosuppressive Condition.
No special preparation is needed for Fungal Smear. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Fungal Smear. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A normal KOH test result shows no Fungi. A stained slide fluoresce is observed if positive for fungus. A positive test indicates Fungal infection but it cannot identify the organism. If KOH test is positive then, specimen is inoculated into culture media.|