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Table 3 Fungal species identified in subjects

From: A pilot single centre, double blind, placebo controlled, randomized, parallel study of Calmagen® dermaceutical cream and lotion for the topical treatment of tinea and onychomycosis

Type of infection Fungal culture at baseline Fungal culture at end of treatmenta Species identified
Baseline End of treatment
Treatment arm (N = 14)
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea corporus Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Tinea pedis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Tinea corporus Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea pedis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton mentagrophytes None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton mentagrophytes None
Placebo group (N = 14)
 Tinea pedis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea pedis Positive Positive Epidermophyton floccosum Epidermophyton floccosum
 Tinea corporus Positive Positive Epidermophyton floccosum Epidermophyton floccosum
 Tinea corporus Positive Positive Tricophyton rubrum Tricophyton rubrum
 Tinea corporus Positive Positive Tricophyton rubrum Tricophyton rubrum
 Tinea pedis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea pedis Positive Negative Epidermophyton floccosum None
 Tinea corporus Positive Positive Tricophyton rubrum Epidermophyton floccosum
 Tinea cruris Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Positive Tricophyton mentagrophytes Tricophyton mentagrophytes
 Onychomycosis Positive Positive Epidermophyton floccosum Epidermophyton floccosum
 Onychomycosis Positive Positive Epidermophyton floccosum Epidermophyton floccosum
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton rubrum None
 Onychomycosis Positive Negative Tricophyton mentagrophytes None
  1. aFungal culture at week 4 for tinea and 3 months for onychomycosis