Epidemiologic skin test survey of sensitivity to paracoccidioidin, histoplasmin and sporotrichin among gold mine workers of Morro Velho Mining, Brazil

@article{Rodrigues1996EpidemiologicST,
  title={Epidemiologic skin test survey of sensitivity to paracoccidioidin, histoplasmin and sporotrichin among gold mine workers of Morro Velho Mining, Brazil},
  author={M{\'a}rcio Tavares Rodrigues and Maria Resende},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={1996},
  volume={135},
  pages={89-98}
}
Skin tests with paracoccidioidin, histoplasmin and sporotrichin were applied to 417 workers of Morro Velho Mining in the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with the main purpose of detecting the prevalence of paracoccidioidomycosis-infection, histoplasmosis capsulate-infection and sporotrichosis-infection. The rates of positivity to the skin tests were 13.43… CONTINUE READING