• Corpus ID: 9943171

[Agents of otomycosis in Manisa region, Turkey, 1995-2011].

@article{Deerli2012AgentsOO,
  title={[Agents of otomycosis in Manisa region, Turkey, 1995-2011].},
  author={Kenan Değerli and Talat Ecemiş and Kıvanç G{\"u}nhan and Tolga Başkesen and Elçin Kal},
  journal={Mikrobiyoloji bulteni},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={
          79-84
        }
}
Otomycosis, which is otitis externa caused by fungi, is common throughout the world especially in tropical and subtropical countries. However, the epidemiologic data about the etiologic agents of otomycosis in Turkey is limited. The aim of this retrospective study was to evaluate the agents of otomycosis in patients living at Manisa region (located at western Anatolia of Turkey). A total of 2279 cases [1465 male, 813 female; age range 1-87 (mean: 41.7) years] who were clinically prediagnosed as… 

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