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BioMed Research International
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 619576, 5 pages
Isolation and Molecular Identification of Keratinophilic Fungi from Public Parks Soil in Shiraz, Iran
Department of Parasitology and Mycology, Basic Sciences in Infectious Diseases Research Center, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz 71345-45794, Iran
Received 30 April 2013; Accepted 27 June 2013
Academic Editor: Abdelwahab Omri
Copyright © 2013 Keyvan Pakshir et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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