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|Title:||Incidence of fungal infection in extra hepatic biliary stone disease.|
|Authors:||Gupta, B K|
|Citation:||Gupta BK, Kumar R, Kaur S, Khurana S. Incidence of fungal infection in extra hepatic biliary stone disease. Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology. 1993 Apr; 36(2): 110-2|
|Abstract:||50 patients undergoing biliary surgery were studied to know the incidence of fungal infection. Samples such as bile & stones for mycological analysis were obtained from the gall bladder & Common Bile Duct (CBD) at the time of surgery. Fungal aetiology was established in 8 (16.3%) cases. Incidence of fungal infection was more (12.2%) in gall bladder bile as compared to 6% in common bile duct bile. The nucleus of stone yielded growth of fungus in only 2 (4.6%) cases. Candida albicans, C. tropicalies, C, kruzei, Penicillium and Aspergillus were the common fungal isolates in the present study.|
|Appears in Collections:||Indian Journal of Pathology & Microbiology|
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