Aspergillus species as emerging causative agents of onychomycosis.

@article{NouripourSisakht2015AspergillusSA,
  title={Aspergillus species as emerging causative agents of onychomycosis.},
  author={Sadegh Nouripour-Sisakht and Hossein Mirhendi and M R Shidfar and Bahram Ahmadi and Ali Rezaei-Matehkolaei and Mohsen Geramishoar and Fereshteh Zarei and Nilufar Jalalizand},
  journal={Journal de mycologie medicale},
  year={2015},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={101-7}
}
BACKGROUND Onychomycosis is a common nail infection caused by dermatophytes, non-dermatophyte molds (NDM), and yeasts. Aspergillus species are emerging as increasing causes of toenail onychomycosis. The purpose of this study was species delineation of Aspergillus spp. isolated from patients with onychomycosis. METHODS During a period of one year (2012-2013), nail samples were collected from patients clinically suspected of onychomycosis and subjected to microscopic examination and culture… CONTINUE READING

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