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Year : 1986  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 229-232

Study Of Dermatophytoses At Aurangabad

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Three hundred sixty two clinically diagnosed cases of dermatophytoses were examined. Evidence of dermatophytes was found in 233 (64.34 per cent) cases by either KOH examination or culture or both. 139 cases were positive by both KOH examination and culture. 30 KOH negative were positive by culture. Male: Female ratio was 9:1. Tinea corporis was most prevalent type (37.84 per cent) followed by tinea curries (25.69 per cent), tinea capitis (15.19 per cent), tinea barbae (9.39 per cent) and mixed type of infection (9.12 per cent). Out of 169 isolates, 101 were Trichophyton rubrum, 31 Trichophyton mentagrophytes, 27 Epidermophyton floccosum, 3 T. violaceum, 4 Trichophyton species, 1 T, tonsurans and one each of microsporum gypseum and M, canis.

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