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Correlation Between Sedimentation Plate and Surface Swab in the Isolation of Fungi from the Hospital Wards

  title={Correlation Between Sedimentation Plate and Surface Swab in the Isolation of Fungi from the Hospital Wards},
  author={Haider A.J. Al-Lawati and Abdulkhadir Elsafie and Monsour Al-Jabri and Abdullah Al-Balkhair},
Periodic monitoring of fungi in the hospital wards is undertaken by various hospitals worldwide. The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of the sedimentation plate method with surface swab in the isolation of various fungi from some wards of Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH).Moistened swabs were used to swab surfaces of some articles and equipments found in some wards and the hospital kitchen. The swabs were subsequently inoculated onto Sabouraud dextrose agar. All… 
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