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Correlação epidemiológica entre fungos queratinofílicos isolados do solo e agentes de dermatomicoses Epidemiological correlation between keratinophilic fungi isolated from soil and dermatomycosis agents

Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical. 2009;42(4):471-473 DOI 10.1590/S0037-86822009000400023

 

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Journal Title: Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical

ISSN: 0037-8682 (Print); 1678-9849 (Online)

Publisher: Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical (SBMT)

LCC Subject Category: Medicine: Internal medicine: Special situations and conditions: Arctic medicine. Tropical medicine

Country of publisher: Brazil

Language of fulltext: Spanish, Portuguese, English

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André Ferraz Goiana Leal

Danielle Patrícia Cerqueira Macêdo

Delson Laranjeira

Cristina Maria de Souza-Motta

Maria José dos Santos Fernandes

Oliane Maria Correia Magalhães

Eduardo Isidoro Carneiro Beltrão

Rejane Pereira Neves

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Time From Submission to Publication: 8 weeks

 

Abstract | Full Text

Este trabalho teve como objetivo isolar e identificar os fungos queratinofílicos do solo e correlacioná-los com os agentes de dermatomicose. De acordo com nossos resultados, o predomínio de Trichophyton tonsurans como agente de dermatomicose em crianças na cidade do Recife, PE deve-se provavelmente ao maior contato destas com o solo.<br>This study had the aim of isolating and identifying keratinophilic fungi from soil and correlating them with dermatomycosis agents. According to our results, the predominance of Trichophyton tonsurans as a dermatomycosis agent among children in the city of Recife, PE, is probably due to children's greater contact with soil.