International Journal of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy Sciences
2021, Vol. 4, Issue 2, Part A
Comparison of fungal culture with pas staining in diagnosis of onychomycosis
Dr. Saurabh Chhabra, Dr. Vinay Shanker, Dr. Rajwinder Singh, Dr. Neelam Gupta and Dr. Satish Kumar
Onychomycosis is Infection of the toenails and/or finger nails caused by fungi mainly dermatophytes, non-dermatophyte molds and yeast. Most commonly used diagnostic modalities include KOH mount direct microscopy, Fungal culture and histopathological examination using PAS stain. In our study PAS stain was compared with Fungal culture and PAS was the most sensitive (75%) diagnostic modality for onychomycosis and fungal culture was 31.25%.
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Dr. Saurabh Chhabra, Dr. Vinay Shanker, Dr. Rajwinder Singh, Dr. Neelam Gupta, Dr. Satish Kumar. Comparison of fungal culture with pas staining in diagnosis of onychomycosis. Int J Dermatol Venereology Leprosy Sci 2021;4(2):75-77. DOI: 10.33545/26649411.2021.v4.i2a.98