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Malassezia-related diseases

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Title: Malassezia-related diseases
Authors: Gupta, Aditya 1955-
Issue Date: 2002
University: Göteborgs universitet/University of Gothenburg
Institution: Department of Dermatology and Venereology
Avdelningen för dermatologi och venereologi
Date of Defence: 2002-01-24
Disputation: Hudklinikens föreläsningssal, Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset, Göteborg, kl. 09.00
Publication type: Doctoral thesis
Keywords: Malassezia
pityriasis versicolor
atopic dermatitis
seborrheic dermatitis
Abstract: The purpose of this thesis is to investigate whether the new taxonomy of Malassezia may have important clinical implications. In particular, the studies look at pityriasis versicolor and other dermatological disorders associated with Malassezia yeasts to see whether there is a clear association between the yeast species and body site colonized and/or disease state. The papers in this thesis also use laboratory work to supplement these clinical investigations. One of the papers tests the in vi... more
ISBN: 91-628-5079-2
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