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Nosocomial Trichophyton tonsurans in a long stay ward.

@article{Wood1997NosocomialTT,
  title={Nosocomial Trichophyton tonsurans in a long stay ward.},
  author={B Wood and Marius Rademaker},
  journal={The New Zealand medical journal},
  year={1997},
  volume={110 1048},
  pages={
          277-8
        }
}
AIMS To document a nosocomial outbreak of Trichophyton tonsurans infection in a long stay ward. METHOD Retrospective review of mycology cultures taken from patients and staff during 1993-5 and clinical examination of both patients and staff. RESULTS Thirty-three mycology samples from 13 patients and staff, cultured T tonsurans during the period 1993-5. Twenty-two patients and staff were examined; 4 had mycology confirmed T tonsurans (2 scalp, 2 fingernail). Treatment with terbinafine 250 mg… 
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