| CLINICAL AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS
|Year : 1981 | Volume
| Issue : 5 | Page : 266--268
Mycology of Cutaneous Fungal Infections in Ambajogai: a Rural Area
AS Damle, RP Fule, DV Kaundinya, NK Patoria, RY Agarkar, RT Bagle
Two hundred and eithteen cases of fungal skin infections were studied. Tinea cruris was most common (34.4%), followed by tinea corporis (23.8%) znd tinea pedis (21.6%). Tinea versicolor (8.7%) tinea manum (4.6%) tinea ungaium (3.7%) and tinea capitis (3.2%) were also seen. The male: female ratio was 4:1. The total isolates were 117. Trichophyton rubrum was the most common isolate (35%). closely followed by Epidermophyton floccosum (31.6%). Trichphyton mentagrophytes (17.9%), Malassezia furfur (13.7%) and Microsporum audouini (1.7%) were the only other isolates.
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