Mycoses 2018 Mar 30. Epub 2018 Mar 30.
Dermatology Resident, Fundación Universitaria Sanitas, Centro Dermatológico Federico Lleras Acosta, E.S.E, Bogotá, D.C, Colombia.
A cross-sectional descriptive study was conducted at a dermatology referral centre in Bogotá to estimate the frequencies and aetiologies of mycoses in the population under 18 years of age attending the medical mycology laboratory over a 13-year period (2000-2012). A total of 1337 samples from 1221 patients were evaluated, involving direct examination and culture for 1279 samples, direct examination alone for 50 and culture alone for 8. During the study period, dermatophytosis was diagnosed via culture in 537 cases (40. Read More