Table 2

Status of KOH microscopy, fungal culture, first round PCR and nested PCR in suspected cases with hair fungal infections.

No of cases

Patients on treatment

KOH

microscopy

Culture shows growth of dermatophyte

First round PCR

Nested PCR


3

+

-

-

-

+


5

-

+

+

-

+


9

-

+

+

+

+


7

+

+

-

+

+


8

+

+

-

-

+


10

+

-

-

+

+


1

-

-

+

-

+


7

-

-

-

-

-


50

28 (56%)

29(58%)

15 (30%)

26(52%)

43(86%)


Garg et al. BMC Research Notes 2009 2:60   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-2-60

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