Burden of fungal infections in Senegal.

  title={Burden of fungal infections in Senegal.},
  author={Aida Sadikh Badiane and Daouda Ndiaye and David William Denning},
  volume={58 Suppl 5},
Senegal has a high rate of tuberculosis and a low HIV seropositivity rate and aspergilloma, life-threatening fungal infections, dermatophytosis and mycetoma have been reported in this study. All published epidemiology papers reporting fungal infection rates from Senegal were identified. Where no data existed, we used specific populations at risk and fungal infection frequencies in each to estimate national incidence or prevalence. The results show that tinea capitis is common being found in 25… CONTINUE READING
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