Mycology laboratory is part of the Medical Microbiology routine laboratory, which is part of the central laboratory, Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University.
Prof. Dr. Ashraf Megahed
Prof. Dr. Suzan Elfiky
Ass. Prof. Dr Reem Harfoush
Demonstrator: Gehad Mahmoud
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.