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Medically Important Fungi: A Guide to Identification.
SUMMARY: The fungal flora of the air of hospital wards was investigated by using slit samplers. Isolations were made on Sabouraud glucose agar and particular attention was paid to the flora whichExpand
Clinical and mycological diagnostic aspects of onychomycoses and dermatomycoses
  • Y. Clayton
  • Medicine
  • Clinical and experimental dermatology
  • 1 September 1992
The most common fungal disease of man is tinea pedis, and it has been estimated that 10-15% of the adult population in developed countries are affected at any one time. This prevalence may be evenExpand
Tinea capitis in south‐east London—a new pattern of infection with public health implications
Recent observations on tinea capitis cases in London suggest that there has been a change in the pattern of infection with a recent and significant rise in the incidence of Infections due toExpand
Clinical and immunologic significance of Aspergillus fumigatus in the sputum.
The importance of air-borne fungal spores as allergens in man is being increasingly recognized. Of the fungi, the Aspergillus genus, and in particular A. fumigatus, was first reported by V. LeeuwenExpand
Observations on the epidemiology of Candida albicans
The carriage rates for C. albicans were found to vary for different groups of people but hospital patients appeared to have higher rates than the non-hospital population. Candida albicans wasExpand
Environmental sampling for aspergilli during building construction on a hospital site.
During the course of extensive building activity at Guy's Hospital, London, air sampling was carried out weekly, for one year, to monitor the frequency of spores of Aspergillus spp. in both theExpand
Mycotic keratitis: Susceptibility to antiseptic agents
Oculomycosis is a severe problem in most developing countries. Specific antifungal agents are often unavailable, and are expensive. The use of antiseptic agents was therefore explored. FungalExpand
Precipitins Against Extracts of Hay and Moulds in the Serum of Patients with Farmer's Lung, Aspergillosis, Asthma, and Sarcoidosis
FromtheInstitute ofDiseases oftheChest, andBrompton Hospital, London Thepulmonary disorder knownasfarmer's or thresher's lung, duetotheinhalation ofthedust frommouldyhay,wasfirst described inBritainExpand