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We investigated visitors to a swimming pool in Reykjavõ Âk to determine whether onychomycosis of the toenails is more prevalent in swimmers than in the general population, where the prevalence is believed to be between 3 and 8%. A total of 266 swimmers over the age of 17 years were interviewed and examined. When an onychomycosis was suspected a nail specimen was taken for mycological examination. Onychomycosis was clinically suspected in 105 cases (40%). In 60 cases (23%) a dermatophytedoi:10.1080/000155599750010319 pmid:10494716 fatcat:7kwixhpjtzal5jwhr5ja2mpjsy