Last updated: Monday, 26, July, 2010
|Key Information||Appropriate Tests|
|If diagnosis is in doubt: specimen from lesion for fungal microscopy and culture.
See also Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis.
Mucous membranes, especially
Skin scrapings and nail clippings; biopsy is rarely required.
|Corneal scraping or biopsy; prior arrangements must be made with the pathologist for direct inoculation into culture media.|
Blood, urine, cerebrospinal fluid (as appropriate) - fungal microscopy and culture tissue biopsy.
Iron deficiency (severe)
|Chronic mucocutaneous candidiasis|