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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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.
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