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Trichophyton species: use of volatile fingerprints for rapid identification and discrimination.

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BACKGROUND: Fungal infection of the skin is a common clinical problem, and laboratory confirmation of the diagnosis is important to ensure appropriate treatment. The identification of the species of fungus is also important, because different fungal species have different modes of transmission, and this may be of importance both in preventing re-infection and in avoidance of infection of others. OBJECTIVES: This study examined the potential of using volatile production patterns for the detect...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford
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Author
Journal:
British journal of dermatology More from this journal
Volume:
155
Issue:
6
Pages:
1209-1216
Publication date:
2006-12-01
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EISSN:
1365-2133
ISSN:
0007-0963
Language:
English
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pubs:264632
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uuid:ac36a49e-26b3-4343-9339-5931d86c79b3
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pubs:264632
Source identifiers:
264632
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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