OFFICE DERMATOLOGICAL TESTING - THE KOH PREPARATION

Title

OFFICE DERMATOLOGICAL TESTING - THE KOH PREPARATION

Creator

Brodell R T; Helms S E; Snelson M E

Publisher

American Family Physician

Date

1991
1991-06

Description

A potassium hydroxide preparation is used to confirm the diagnosis of a superficial fungal skin infection. Adding black or blue-black ink to the potassium hydroxide solution highlights fungal organisms and distinguishes them from surrounding cellular debris.

Subject

General & Internal Medicine

Identifier

n/a

Format

Journal Article or Conference Abstract Publication

URL Address

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Pages

2061-2065

Issue

6

Volume

43

Citation

Brodell R T; Helms S E; Snelson M E, “OFFICE DERMATOLOGICAL TESTING - THE KOH PREPARATION,” NEOMED Bibliography Database, accessed June 24, 2021, https://neomed.omeka.net/items/show/8741.

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