Skin lesion culture

Lesions may appear on the skin according to different clinical conditions. These lesions sometimes may be viral, sometimes autoimmune or metabolic disorders or else. Skin lesions usually occur after a trauma. These are called secondary lesions. These lesions are caused by sunlight, cutting, bumps, burns, contact with toxic agents. However, primary lesions are those that occur spontaneously and are not caused by any external factors. They appear as lesions with edema, skin destruction due to itching, abrasions, scarring, skin thickening, skin hardening and skin cell breakdown. Different appearances secondary to the underlying pathological condition such as urticaria (hives), psoriasis, shingles, acne can be defined.
Interpretation:Depending on the cause of the lesion ,a culture test may be required to investigate the characteristics of the bacterial infection.
Sample: A swab sample obtained from a wound lesion.
Working day: Everyday
Result Time: Two days at 6 PM