Connections Winter 2015 – 2016

VOLUME 19    NUMBER 4          WINTER 2015 – 2016            ISSN 1496-3876


Onychomycosis affects over 35 million people in the United States alone; the disease has a prevalence of approximately 3% of the adult population in North America and Europe.

Dermatophytes are the most frequently implicated causative agents in onychomycosis (nearly 90% in toe nail and at least 50% in fingernail infections); the most common being Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton floccosum although variation exists worldwide.

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We say goodbye to Suhanya Bhuvanendran

We want to thank Suhanya Bhuvanendran for her many years of hard work at CMPT, her dedication and loyalty.

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Human Pathogens and Toxins Act

The goal of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act (HPTA) is “to establish a safety and security regime to protect the health and safety of the public against the risks posed by human pathogens and toxins”

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