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Clinical Study

The Sensitivity and Specificity of Potassium Hydroxide Smear and Fungal Culture Relative to Clinical Assessment in the Evaluation of Tinea Pedis: A Pooled Analysis

Table 4

Cure rates at six weeks by study.

StudyNKOH NegativeCulture NegativeMycologic Clinical Cure
N%N%N%N%

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STUDY #4825162283424293745
STUDY #51134843343026234641

Overall46029464139301222718741

cure is defined as negative KOH smear and negative culture.

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