Unusual laboratory findings in a case of Norwegian scabies provided a clue to diagnosis.

@article{Wong2005UnusualLF,
  title={Unusual laboratory findings in a case of Norwegian scabies provided a clue to diagnosis.},
  author={Samson S Y Wong and Patrick C Y Woo and Kwok Yung Yuen},
  journal={Journal of clinical microbiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={43 5},
  pages={
          2542-4
        }
}
The diagnosis of Norwegian scabies was missed for a year for an elderly long-term-care facility resident. Serpiginous tracks were noted on the surface of Sabouraud dextrose agar used for fungal culture of the skin scrapings. This unusual laboratory manifestation must alert clinical microbiologists to the possible diagnosis of scabies. 
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