Isolation of fungi by standard laboratory methods in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.

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OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS Allergic fungal sinusitis and the role of fungi in the pathogenesis of chronic rhinosinusitis are topics of interest and controversy in rhinology. The classification of chronic rhinosinusitis as either a bacterial infection or an allergic (eosinophilic) reaction to fungi has significant implications for treatment of this disease… (More)

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@article{Lebowitz2002IsolationOF, title={Isolation of fungi by standard laboratory methods in patients with chronic rhinosinusitis.}, author={Richard A. Lebowitz and Michael N Waltzman and Joseph B Jacobs and Aaron Pearlman and Philip M. Tierno}, journal={The Laryngoscope}, year={2002}, volume={112 12}, pages={2189-91} }