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Scabies Identification - Skin

Source Skin
Mnemonic M PID
Specimen Requirements With mineral oil on scalpel, scrape skin.
Wipe scalpel on slide.
Add mineral oil and coverslip slide. 
Submit slide clearly labeled.
Specimen Handling

Store at room temperature.

Additional Information
Testing Location CLS Microbiology
Testing Frequency Daily
Alternate Name(s)

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