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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
East-Innis, Althea D.; Nicholson, Alison M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Medicine
Article Title
The Variation of Dermatophyte Species Cultured (for Tinea capitis) from Hair and Scalp Samples at the University Hospital of the West Indies [Abstract]
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2004
Volume ID
53 Suppl. 5
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Page(s)
19
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ISSN
0043-3144
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Abstract
Objective: To determine the most common aetiological organisms cultured from hair and scalp samples for tinea capitis at the University Hospital of the West Indies. Method: This was a retrospective study looking at all requests for fungal culture to the Microbiology Department at the University Hospital of the West Indies during the period January 1, 1998 to December 31, 2002. Fungal culture results and the results of microscopy for fungal elements were documented.....
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