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Clinical Patterns of Candida Infections in Bombay
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Dalal J P, Kelkar S S. Clinical Patterns of Candida Infections in Bombay. Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 1980;46:31-32
AbstractOne hundred consecutive cases of candidiasis in Bombay were studied. In each case the suspicion was confirmed by isolation typing of the Candida species. The clinical was as follows: vulvo-vaginitis 30%; intertrigo 18%; onychia and paronychia 12%; thrush 16%; generalised cutaneous candidasis 8%, enteritis 3%; bronchitis 12% and urinary tract infection 1%. When compared to a study carried out in Bombay in 1966, there was an increase in the frequency of disseminated cutaneous candidiasis and a reduction in the cases of intertrigo and onychia and paronychia.