East-Innis, Althea D.; Nicholson, Alison M.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Medicine
The Variation of Dermatophyte Species Cultured (for Tinea capitis) from Hair and Scalp Samples at the University Hospital of the West Indies [Abstract]
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
53 Suppl. 5
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.....