Image Quiz: Chronically pruritic and odoriferous ears in a basset hound (Sponsored by Intervet/Schering-Plough Animal Health), Answer B
Incorrect. Yeast culture is not recommended as a diagnostic procedure due to the difficulty in interpreting non-quantitative results. Yeast populations are best evaluated with a cytologic examination.
Acknowledgement: The author wishes to thank Ross Bond, DVM, BVMS, PhD, DVD, MRCVS, DECVD, for the use of the photo in this quiz and for his technical guidance.