Volume s1-19, Issue 2
  • ISSN: 0002-9637
  • E-ISSN: 1476-1645



  • 1.  A series of 314 normal stools has been cultured to determine the frequency of fungi in the gastro-intestinal tract of normal man.
  • 2.  was found in 33.1 per cent of the stools cultured, of which 16.9 per cent were 6.0 per cent 5.7 per cent and 4 per cent .
  • 3.  A significant number of colonies of (more than 12 colonies per plate streaked with a 4 mm. loop) was found in only 6 of the 314 specimens (1.9 per cent), and by the same standard was found in only 3 specimens (1 per cent).
  • 4.  Other fungi isolated and identified were: 28 per cent, 29 per cent, 11.8 per cent, and 3.5 per cent.


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