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This epidemiological survey was a retrospective study on three nodes during the past three decades on fungal infections representing the China, including Taiwan. Owing to rare publications reporting on dynamic epidemiological trends in the pathogen epidemiology in China, we surveyed the isolation rates and pathogenic fungi from 8 representative districts in… (More)
BACKGROUND/PURPOSE Inconsistent data are available on the various types of skin, their prevalence and characterization, particularly regarding Asian skins. This observation prompted to conduct a large study in China to assess the prevalence of oily skin and identify the specific factors related to that type of skin. METHODS The multicentre trial involved… (More)
Tinea faciei is a relatively uncommon dermatophyte infection entailing atypical clinical symptoms, usually misdiagnosed and treated with corticosteroids. The authors describe a case of tinea faciei on the right eyebrow caused by Trichophyton interdigitale. The patient was an 18-year-old girl, who had an inflammatory plaque with a scaly, pustular surface on… (More)
Air pollution in an electrometallurgical plant in Chengdu was monitored in 1988. Results showed that atmospheric TSP and Ni concentrations in the vicinity of the plant were higher than those in control area; and TSP content higher than its health standard level. A population of 262 children was physically examined in the same pollution and control areas in… (More)
OBJECTIVE To study the clinicopathologic features, the expression of cytotoxic-granule-associated protein TIA-1 and Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) infection in subcutaneous panniculitis-like T-cell lymphoma (SPTCL). METHODS Totally 17 cases of SPTCL were studied. Immunohistochemical staining was done for TIA-1, CD45RO, CD3, CD20 and CD68, and in situ… (More)
This paper introducing the cathodic stripping ellipsometry with a new function Vop for analyzing manganese quantitatively. The results indicated that the related average deviation of this method are more smaller than the stripping voltamimetry of electrochemistry and providing a lot of information about electrode processes.