Pulmonary geptrichosis following steroid therapy

Rajendran, C. and Kulpati, D.D. (1987) Pulmonary geptrichosis following steroid therapy. Indian Journal of Tuberculosis, 34 (1). pp. 26-30.

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Pulmonary Geotrichosis in a female who had a history of asthma and was treated for long with steroid is reported. A note is provided on the mycology and clinical significance of Geotrichum candidum. Therapy of Bronchopulmonary Geotrichosis is discussed. Dangers of opportunistic fungal infections arising from long term therapies are highlighted, in general.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Bronchopulmonary Geotrichosis, Pulmonary Geotrichosis, Geotrichum candidum, Steroid Therapy, Fungal Infections, Mycology, Clinical Significance, Asthalin, Tedrel, Female, Case Study, Patient
Subjects:Fluids and Secretions > Bodily Secretions > Sputum
Polycyclic Hydrocarbons > Steroids
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Mycoses > Geotrichosis
Equipment and Supplies > Culture Media
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Lung Diseases > Lung Diseases, Fungal
Investigative Techniques > Clinical Laboratory Techniques > Culture Techniques
Respiratory Tract Diseases > Respiratory Tract Infections > Lung Diseases, Fungal
Bacterial Infections and Mycoses > Mycoses > Lung Diseases, Fungal
Persons > Patients
-Journal Repositories > Indian Journal of Tuberculosis
ID Code:3085
Deposited By:Mrs Naina Pandita
Deposited On:25 September 2008

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