Prevalence and risk factors for tinea pedis in Israeli soldiers.

@article{Cohen2005PrevalenceAR,
  title={Prevalence and risk factors for tinea pedis in Israeli soldiers.},
  author={Arnon Cohen and Aurore Wolak and Michael Alkan and Raquel Shalev and Daniel A. Vardy},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2005},
  volume={44 12},
  pages={
          1002-5
        }
}
BACKGROUND Tinea pedis is a common infection in soldiers. However, prevalence and risk factors for tinea pedis in soldiers were investigated in only a few studies. OBJECTIVES To investigate the prevalence and risk factors for tinea pedis in Israeli soldiers. METHODS A cross-sectional study including interviews, clinical skin examination and mycological tests was performed in Israeli soldiers. The presence of tinea pedis was assessed using the Athlete's Foot Severity Index (AFSI), a scoring… CONTINUE READING
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