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Noun1.Microsporum - a genus of fungus of the family MoniliaceaeMicrosporum - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae; causes ringworm
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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Figure 1(A) Microsporum audouinii on Sabouraud dextrose agar (SDA) after ten days of incubation Figure 1(B) Microsporum nanum on Malt extract agar after eight days of incubation.
tonsurans and Microsporum audouinii in France are progressively increasing.
Various epidemiological studies have been published in literature and the predominant species causing tineacapitis in the United States during the first half of the 20th century was the anthropophilic species Microsporum audouinii.7 By the 1970s to 1980s Trichophyton tonsurans, another anthropophilic dermatophyte, had become the most common cause of tinea capitis.7