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Pathogenic fungi: an unacknowledged risk at coastal resorts? New insights on microbiological sand quality in Portugal.
Whilst the potential impact on beach users from microorganisms in water has received considerable attention, there has been relatively little investigation into microbial contaminants in sand. ThirtyExpand
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Molecular screening of 246 Portuguese Aspergillus isolates among different clinical and environmental sources.
Clinical and environmental samples from Portugal were screened for the presence of Aspergillus and the distributions of the species complexes were determined in order to understand how theirExpand
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Epidemiology of candidemia in oncology patients: a 6-year survey in a Portuguese central hospital.
This study presents data on the incidence of candidemia in a Portuguese oncology hospital during a 6-year period. The species distribution and their antifungal susceptibility, as well as the clinicalExpand
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Epidemiology of candidemia in oncology patients: a 6-year survey in a Portuguese central hospital.
This study presents data on the incidence of candidemia in a Portuguese oncology hospital during a 6-year period. The species distribution and their antifungal susceptibility, as well as the clinicalExpand
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Diagnosis of Tinea pedis and onychomycosis in patients from Portuguese National Institute of Health: a four-year study
Tinea pedis and onychomycosis are two rather diverse clinical manifestations of superficial fungal infections, and their etiologic agents may be dermatophytes, non-der- matophyte moulds or yeasts.Expand
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Fungal Meningitis in an Immunocompetent Patient
Cryptococcal meningitis is a rare entity among immunocompetent hosts but, when it occurs, it is associated with significant morbidity and mortality. Clinical presentation as well as the course of theExpand
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Monitorização da qualidade das areias em zonas balneares: relatório
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Dermatomycosis in lower limbs of diabetic patients followed by podiatry consultation.
BACKGROUND Diabetic patients are particularly susceptible to fungal infections due to modifications that occur in their immunological system. These modifications compromise natural defences, such asExpand
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Screening of cryptic species among clinical Aspergillus isolates collected during one year period in a Portuguese reference laboratory
infections. Over a one year period, Aspergillus isolates from Portuguese health institutions were collected. These isolates were identified on the basis of microscopic morphology and through the useExpand
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Prevalência de dermatocitoses nos membros inferiores em doentes diabéticos:avaliação de possíveis factores predisponentes para a infecção
Tese de mestrado, Biologia (Biologia Humana e Ambiente), 2007, Universidade de Lisboa, Faculdade de Ciencias