Superficial Mycoses in Afghan Refugees

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Durr e Kamal
Taj B. Uppal


A study of superficial mycotic infections amongst Afghan refugees was conducted, with the intention of finding the incidence of different species prevalent in Afghanistan.

Favus, caused by Trichophyton schoenleini, was the most common clinical condition found widely distributed in the refugees coming from farming communities of the rural areas of Afghanistan.


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Kamal D e, Uppal TB. Superficial Mycoses in Afghan Refugees. J Postgrad Med Inst [Internet]. 2011 Aug. 19 [cited 2024 Jul. 24];1(1). Available from:
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