Isolation of dermatophytes and non-dermatophytic fungi from soil in Nigeria.

@article{Oyeka2003IsolationOD,
  title={Isolation of dermatophytes and non-dermatophytic fungi from soil in Nigeria.},
  author={Christie Amechi Oyeka and Ikechukwu M. Okoli},
  journal={Mycoses},
  year={2003},
  volume={46 8},
  pages={
          336-8
        }
}
A total of 60 soil samples were collected from Ifite Awka, Nnamdi Azikiwe University and Amawbia, all located in Awka Urban, Anambra State, Nigeria. An additional sample was collected from a household rug-carpet vacuum cleaner from a house located in Enugu city, Enugu State (a neighbouring state). The 61 samples were investigated for the occurrence of dermatophytic and non-dermatophytic fungi, using the hair-bait technique and agar dilution procedure. The medical importance of the isolates in… CONTINUE READING
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