genus Trichophyton


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Noun1.genus Trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceaegenus Trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm and favus
fungus genus - includes lichen genera
family Moniliaceae, Moniliaceae - family of imperfect fungi having white or brightly colored hyphae and spores that are produced directly on the mycelium and not aggregated in fruiting bodies
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Dermatophytes, namely members of the genus Trichophyton, Epidermophyton and Microsporum were the major isolates from skin and its appendages as shown in Table 4, whereas only 8 out of the total 29 isolates from skin and its appendages were Candida spp.
The species of dermatophyte fungi of the genus Trichophyton are primarily responsible for the increased prevalence of skin and nail infections in humans and animals around the world (WOODFOLK, 2005).
Dermatophytosis is cutaneous fungal infection of animals and human caused by different species of genus Trichophyton and Microsprorum.