Using a curved scalpel blade, scrape across the inflamed margin of the
lesion into the apparently healthy tissue
Discoloured, dystrophic or brittle areas should be sampled using pincer
type nail clippers. If the distal edge is not involved, scrape the
affected area using scalpel blade.
Infected hair should never be cut but removed by plucking with epilating
specimen in centre of fully opened MycoTrans envelope. Close by
re-folding and seal by removing backing strip. For additional security
place MycoTrans in outer bag and seal.