A study of mycotic flora of respiratory tract in pulmonary tuberculosis

Khanna, B.K.; Nath, P. and Ansari, A.H. (1977) A study of mycotic flora of respiratory tract in pulmonary tuberculosis. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 24 (4). pp. 159-162.

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Abstract

Sputum from 110 admitted cases of pulmonary tuberculosis was examined by smear examination and by culture for the presence of mycotic organisms 36.36% of the cases had fungii in their sputum, 10% had Aspergillus and the remaining Candida albicans (26.36%). The isolation of the fungii was more common in patients with larger cavities, diabetics and in these who had had prolonged antituberculosis chemotherapy.

EPrint Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Mycotic Flora, Respiratory Tract, Aspergillus, Candida, Sputum
Subjects:Fungi > Mitosporic Fungi
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory System > Larynx
Respiratory System > Trachea
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Respiratory System > Pleura
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:1788
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:19 October 2006

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