Mycology Lab

About the lab

Mycology laboratory is part of the Medical Microbiology routine laboratory, which is part of the central laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.

Staff members

  • Prof. Dr. Ashraf Megahed
  • Prof. Dr. Suzan Elfiky
  • Ass. Prof. Dr Reem Harfoush
  • Demonstrator: Gehad Mahmoud

Contact information


  • The laboratory provides a service for the diagnosis of fungal infections through the provision of specialist laboratory services.
  • Specimen examination is performed using microscopic analysis and culture techniques. Susceptibility testing of significant yeast isolates is performed for a variety of antifungal agents. Specimens investigated include blood, organ tissue, lower respiratory tract samples, spinal fluids, other sterile-site fluids, wounds and superficial specimens such as hair, skin and nails.
  • The Mycology Laboratory operates on a 6-day service basis (Saturday – Thursday), 9-12 am, and is located within the Medical Microbiology Laboratories, 3rd floor, Academic building, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.

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