The prevalence of dermatophyte infection in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.

@article{Rodwell2008ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of dermatophyte infection in patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus.},
  author={Graham E J Rodwell and Charlene L Bayles and Loan Towersey and Raza Aly},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={2008},
  volume={47 4},
  pages={339-43}
}
BACKGROUND It is not known whether human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection is associated with an increased susceptibility to dermatophytes. METHODS In this study, we determined the prevalence of cutaneous fungal infection in a cohort of HIV-infected patients and HIV-negative controls, and examined the factors associated with an increased risk of infection. RESULTS Using a multiple regression analysis, we found that the strongest independent predictor of cutaneous fungal infection in… CONTINUE READING

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