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Limitations of standardized skin surface biopsy in measurement of the density of Demodex folliculorum. A case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9892917     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Standardized skin surface biopsy (SSSB) is an appropriate method for measuring the density of Demodex folliculorum (Dd). Nevertheless, the observation of a clinical case demonstrates that, contrary to what was presumed before, a single SSSB can fail to collect the complete biotope of the mite. This could give rise to false negative results regarding the measurement of Dd.
F Forton; M Song
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of dermatology     Volume:  139     ISSN:  0007-0963     ISO Abbreviation:  Br. J. Dermatol.     Publication Date:  1998 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-02-18     Completed Date:  1999-02-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0004041     Medline TA:  Br J Dermatol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  697-700     Citation Subset:  IM    
Clinic of Dermatology, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Saint Pierre University Hospital, Brussels, Belgium.
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MeSH Terms
Biopsy / methods*
Erythema / drug therapy,  parasitology,  pathology
Facial Dermatoses / parasitology
Mite Infestations / parasitology*,  pathology
Pityriasis / drug therapy,  parasitology,  pathology
Telangiectasis / drug therapy,  parasitology,  pathology

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