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Growth of a dermatophyte () after 4 days of aerobic incubation at 30°C following toothbrush inoculation of Mycosel agar. Courtesy of Marilyn A. Leet, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. doi:10.1128/9781555817381.ch114.f1

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Early growth of from tissue piece embedded in Sabouraud dextrose agar with gentamicin incubated aerobically at 30°C. Courtesy of Marilyn A. Leet, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA. doi:10.1128/9781555817381.ch114.f2

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Specimen collection and transport guidelines

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Common clinical sites for laboratory recovery of pathogenic fungi

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Pretreatment of clinical specimens prior to plating

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Media suggested for the recovery of fungi from clinical specimens


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