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A month for a ringworm culture is a very long time. Usually within 14 days they have a nice culture growing if it is there but I have never had to wait this long for a result. It was my understanding that 50% of fungi will show up under a woods lamp. It also show up bacterial. A green-ish to blue glow would indicate a FUNGI but does not mean it is ringworm as we have stated in another thread as mentioned above.

What you have described sounds a little like it is either quilling or mites. You need to view hedgies quills like human hairs, they will shed them through out their lives and regrow new ones but not loads every single day.

Mites on the other had can & will cause massive quill & hair loss and the quills can regrow while the load is still living on their host. We have used Stronghold suscessfully to treat this.
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