PURPOSE OF TEST
KOH preparations of skin scrapings and nail samples are used for the direct microscopic identification of fungal elements such as yeast and hyphae.
IDA Pages (Clinical Indications, Documentation Plan, Clinical Actions)
INITIAL ORIENTATION, TRAINING & COMPETENCY
Initial Orientation & Training: See your Service Chief for Orientation & Training
Competency: Have your Service Chief enroll you in the online PPMP coursework for Skin KOH Testing. This testing is required twice a year – once between Jan-Jun and again between Jul-Dec. You must score 80% or better to pass.
MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (MSDS)