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Table 3 Various diagnostic methods of paediatric mucormycosis cases

From: Invasive mucormycosis in children: an epidemiologic study in European and non-European countries based on two registries

Diagnostic method(s) used Cases (%)
Culture 11 (17.5)
Histology 7 (11.1)
Direct microscopy 1 (1.6)
Histology + direct microscopy 6 (9.5)
Histology + culture 12 (19)
Direct microscopy + culture 3 (4.8)
PCRa + histology 2 (3.2)
PCR + culture 2 (3.2)
Direct Microscopy + Histology + Culture 12 (19)
Histology + culture + PCR 3 (4.8)
Direct Microscopy + Histology + Culture + PCR 4 (6.3)
  1. a PCR: polymerase chain reaction