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Bacteria and fungi in severe foot infection

Noble WC, Clayton YM, Davies H, Blatchford NR.
DOI: 10.2340/0001555563158160


In a study of severe foot infection in 21 miners, an attempt was made to match nine clinical parameters with both bacteriological and mycological findings. Erythema was significantly more pronounced in the presence of dermatophytes but less pronounced in the presence of Gram-negative bacilli. No other clinical parameter differed in relation to the presence of particular microorganisms.


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