Ancient Science of Life

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Year
: 1995  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 181--186

Dermatophytic profile of Jaipur (Rajasthan)


S Radhika Iyer1, Rhishi Bhargava2, Meenakshi Sharma1, D Williamson1 
1 Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur, India
2 Department of Skin & V. D., S.M.S., Hospital, Jaipur, India

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S Radhika Iyer
Department of Botany, University of Rajasthan, Jaipur
India

Out of 410 clinically diagnosed cases of superficial mycoses encountered during 1985 - 87, direct KOH mounts were positive in 250 (62.19%) cases and the cultures were positive in 123 (30.00%) cases. The organisms isolated included Trichophyton rubrum (36.58%). T. simii (32.52%), T.mentagrophytes (12.19%), C.tropicum (8.13%), Microsporum gypseum (6.50%), Epidermophyton floccossum (2.43%), T. violaceum (0.81%) and Candida albicans (0.81%). Majority of cases occurred among the age group of 21 - 30 years. Tinea corporis and tinea cruris were the commonest clinical types encountered.


How to cite this article:
Iyer S R, Bhargava R, Sharma M, Williamson D. Dermatophytic profile of Jaipur (Rajasthan).Ancient Sci Life 1995;14:181-186


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Iyer S R, Bhargava R, Sharma M, Williamson D. Dermatophytic profile of Jaipur (Rajasthan). Ancient Sci Life [serial online] 1995 [cited 2022 Oct 3 ];14:181-186
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