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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Infectious Diseases
Volume 2018, Article ID 3748594, 8 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/3748594
Research Article

Effects of UVC Irradiation on Growth and Apoptosis of Scedosporium apiospermum and Lomentospora prolificans

Department of Microbiology and Immunology, Faculty of Tropical Medicine, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand

Correspondence should be addressed to Natthanej Luplertlop; ht.ca.lodiham@pul.jenahttan

Received 4 August 2018; Accepted 21 November 2018; Published 2 December 2018

Academic Editor: Subhada Prasad Pani

Copyright © 2018 Watcharamat Muangkaew 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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