International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Microbiology | India | Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016


Insidence of Superficial Mycotic Infections in Surguja, Chhattisgarh

Ashok K. Shukla [12]


Abstract: A mycological study was undertaken to determine the prevalence and incidence of superficial mycotic infections in Surguja, Chhattisgarh. Out of 187 cases 64 cases (45.3 %) were infected with dermatophytes. Among them the commonest etiological agent encountered was Trichophyton rubrum (28.1 %) followed by Trichophyton mentagrophytes (9.3 %), Trichophyton tonsurans (4.7 %) and Trichophyton violaceum (3.1 %). Other most frequently isolated non-dermatophytes were Candida albicans (34.3 %) and Aspergillus species (20.3 %) respectively


Keywords: superficial mycotic infections, Trichophyton rubrum, Chhattisgarh


Edition: Volume 5 Issue 2, February 2016,


Pages: 461 - 462


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