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valid until Apr 2021

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[1] Mycoses. 2013 May;56(3):289-96.
[2] Dermatol Clin. 2015 Apr;33(2):175-83.
[3] Mycopathologia. 2013 Feb;175(1-2):153-8
[4] Mycopathologia. 2013 Apr;175(3-4):281-6.
[5] J Fam Pract. 1994 Jun;38(6):601-5.
[6] Mycoses. 2011 Sep;54(5):e272-7.
[7] Molecules. 2007 May 26;12(5):1153-62.
[8] Pak J Pharm Sci. 2013 Mar;26(2):251-4.
[9] Asian Pac J Trop Med. 2011 Mar;4(3):241-7.
[10] Planta Med. 2008 Oct;74(12):1430-5.

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