Detection of 16S rRNA gene in round bodies isolated from polyps of rhinosporidiosis.

Polyps of rhinosporidiosis contain microscopic round bodies, believed to be causative agents of the disease. The source and identity of these round bodies has been debated ever since the first case was described in the year 1900. Most patients have a history of exposure to pond water. Collection and microscopic analysis of pond water samples where patients… CONTINUE READING