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Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test

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The Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test is a specialized diagnostic procedure aimed at identifying the presence of RNA from various Malassezia species within a sample. Malassezia is a genus of fungi associated with several skin conditions, including dandruff, atopic dermatitis, and pityriasis versicolor. This test is particularly useful for dermatologists and healthcare providers in diagnosing and managing skin infections and conditions attributed to Malassezia species.

Performed at DNA Labs UAE, a leading laboratory known for its advanced diagnostic technologies and accurate testing services, this test employs sophisticated molecular techniques to qualitatively detect Malassezia RNA. The qualitative nature of the test means it identifies whether the RNA is present or not, but does not quantify the amount of RNA.

The cost of the Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test is 1090 AED. This investment is crucial for individuals suffering from persistent skin conditions, as it enables a targeted approach to treatment by confirming or ruling out the involvement of Malassezia species. Early and accurate detection can significantly improve patient outcomes by guiding appropriate therapeutic interventions.

Patients or healthcare providers interested in utilizing this test are advised to contact DNA Labs UAE for more information on sample collection, preparation, and the testing process.

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Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test

Test Details

The Malassezia species (RNA detection) qualitative test is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of Malassezia species in a sample, such as skin scrapings or hair follicles. Malassezia is a type of fungus that naturally resides on the skin of humans and animals, but overgrowth or infection can lead to various skin conditions, including dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and fungal folliculitis.

The test utilizes a molecular biology technique called reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to detect the RNA (genetic material) of Malassezia species in the sample. This technique allows for the amplification and detection of specific RNA sequences unique to Malassezia, enabling the identification of the fungus.

The qualitative test provides a “yes” or “no” result, indicating whether Malassezia species are present in the sample. A positive result suggests the presence of the fungus, while a negative result indicates its absence. This information can help healthcare providers determine the appropriate treatment approach for patients with suspected Malassezia-related skin conditions.

It is important to note that the qualitative test only detects the presence or absence of Malassezia species and does not provide information about the specific species or strain present. Additional testing may be required for further characterization if necessary.

Components

  • Test Name: Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test
  • Price: 1090.0 AED

Sample Condition

The sample condition required for the test is skin lesions (erosive, erythematous, and lichenoid) on the scalps, backs, and napes of AD patients.

Report Delivery

Report delivery time is 3rd Working Day via email (within 36 hours) and on phone (within 24 hours).

Method

The test utilizes Real Time PCR (Polymerase Chain Reaction) method.

Test Type

The test type is Viral.

Doctor

The test can be ordered by a Physician.

Test Department

The test falls under the Genetics department.

Pre Test Information

Prior to the test, patients need to sign a Consent document and bring any clinical history of the patient for the Malassezia Species (RNA Detection) Qualitative Test.

Conclusion

The Malassezia species (RNA detection) qualitative test is a valuable tool for diagnosing Malassezia-related skin conditions and guiding appropriate treatment decisions.

Test Name Malassezia Species RNA Detection Qualitative Test
Components
Price 1090.0 AED
Sample Condition skin lesions (erosive, erythematous, and lichenoid) on the scalps, backs, and napes of AD patients
Report Delivery 3rd Working Day Email:-36 hours.On phone: 24 hours
Method Real Time PCR
Test type Viral
Doctor Physician
Test Department: Genetics
Pre Test Information Need to sign Consent document and bring any clinical history of patient forMalassezia Species (RNA Detection) QualitativeTest
Test Details

The Malassezia species (RNA detection) qualitative test is a diagnostic tool used to detect the presence of Malassezia species in a sample, such as skin scrapings or hair follicles. Malassezia is a type of fungus that naturally resides on the skin of humans and animals, but overgrowth or infection can lead to various skin conditions, including dandruff, seborrheic dermatitis, and fungal folliculitis.

The test utilizes a molecular biology technique called reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) to detect the RNA (genetic material) of Malassezia species in the sample. This technique allows for the amplification and detection of specific RNA sequences unique to Malassezia, enabling the identification of the fungus.

The qualitative test provides a “yes” or “no” result, indicating whether Malassezia species are present in the sample. A positive result suggests the presence of the fungus, while a negative result indicates its absence. This information can help healthcare providers determine the appropriate treatment approach for patients with suspected Malassezia-related skin conditions.

It is important to note that the qualitative test only detects the presence or absence of Malassezia species and does not provide information about the specific species or strain present. Additional testing may be required for further characterization if necessary.

Overall, the Malassezia species (RNA detection) qualitative test is a valuable tool for diagnosing Malassezia-related skin conditions and guiding appropriate treatment decisions.