Detection of (1 -> 3)-beta-D-Glucan in Eumycetoma Patients

AH Fahal, MA Finkelman, YL Zhang, Wendy Laureijssen - van de Sande

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Mycetoma can be caused by bacteria (actinomycetoma) or fungi (eumycetoma). Here, we demonstrated in 45 eumycetoma patients, 30 actinomycetoma patients, and 30 healthy controls that (1 -> 3)-beta-D-glucan detection in serum cannot reliably be used to discriminate between the two types of mycetoma.
Original languageUndefined/Unknown
Pages (from-to)2614-2617
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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