Interdigital Infection PCR Testing

The most accurate diagnostic method,
combined with rapid results and ease of use.

  • Minimally invasive skin scrape for ease of use and patient satisfaction

  • Higher accuracy compared to conventional methods

  • Fast results for quick and effective patient care

The first option in your care algorithm for patients with suspected infectious dermatitis.

Why differentiate?

Interdigital infectious dermatitis may be due to a variety of causes, including:

  • Erythrasma

  • Tinea pedis

  • Candidal intertrigo

  • Bacterial infections

  • Co-infections / secondary infections

The BakoDx Web Space PCR Assay tests for:


  • Dermatophytes

  • Candida spp


  • Corynebacterium minutissimum

  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa

  • Staphylococcus aureus*

    *If positive, reflex to mecA (methicillin resistance)

All results should be utilized in context with clinical presentation.

Comparison of Diagnostic Tests for Infectious Dermatitis

1 J Am Acad Dermatol. 2003 Aug; 49(2):193-7 2 Jacob Oren Levitt, Barrie H. Levitt, Arash Akhavan, and Howard Yanofsky, “The Sensitivity and Specificity of Potassium Hydroxide Smear and Fungal Culture Relative to Clinical Assessment in the Evaluation of Tinea Pedis: A Pooled Analysis,” Dermatology Research and Practice, vol. 2010, Article ID 764843, 8 pages, 2010; Journal of Basic & Clinical Medicine 2016; 5(2); 4-6 3 Internal validation study with clinical samples; ranges based on entire panel of target organisms

The Web Space PCR test is intended to be the first line diagnostic option for patients with superficial web space dermatitis to diagnose infectious etiologies. When neoplastic processes are suspected, a biopsy for histopathologic evaluation is recommended.

Simple Skin Scrape Collection Procedure

With little to no post procedure wound care, the collection method for a patient’s specimen is a simple, superficial skin scraping performed in-office with the surface keratin collected in a Dermapak.


Learn more about BakoDx Web Space Infection PCR Testing

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