Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Confirmatory testing underused for tinea capitis diagnosis

Confirmatory laboratory testing is only used in one in five cases of suspected tinea capitis (TC), according to a research letter published in the July issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Better tests needed to identify Candida auris susceptibility

Matching an infection with Candida auris, a pathogenic yeast, to an effective antifungal is a critical clinical decision. That decision relies on susceptibility testing, but commercially available antifungal tests perform ...

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