Sanitization of contaminated footwear from onychomycosis patients using ozone gas: a novel adjunct therapy for treating onychomycosis and tinea pedis?

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BACKGROUND Ozone gas possesses antimicrobial properties against bacteria, viruses, and yeasts. Previously, we demonstrated the efficacy of ozone in killing ATCC strains of the dermatophyte fungi Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes. OBJECTIVE To test the efficacy of ozone gas in sanitizing onychomycosis patient footwear contaminated with… (More)

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@article{Gupta2013SanitizationOC, title={Sanitization of contaminated footwear from onychomycosis patients using ozone gas: a novel adjunct therapy for treating onychomycosis and tinea pedis?}, author={Aditya K Gupta and William C Brintnell}, journal={Journal of cutaneous medicine and surgery}, year={2013}, volume={17 4}, pages={243-9} }