Microsporum

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Related to Microsporum canis: Trichophyton tonsurans, Microsporum gypseum
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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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capitis has been most common in inner-city communities and developing countries, but "change is in the air," she said, citing recent epidemiologic data from countries including Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Saudi Arabia , and Tunisia showing Microsporum canis overtaking Trichophyton violaceum as the dominant organism causing T.
Furthermore, there are no reports in literature referring to any infections by Microsporum canis in Sapajus libidinosus monkeys.
Trichophyton rubrum es la causa mas comun de infeccion en el ser humano y por lo tanto de granuloma (4) Otros agentes reportados son Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton epilans, Trichophyton violaceum, Microsporum audouinii, Microsporum gypseum, Microsporum ferrugineum, y Microsporum canis (5,6).
2) The epidemiology of the disease varies widely ranging from antropophillic, zoophilic, and geophillic dermatophytes; the "leader" in Europe still remains Microsporum canis.
Con respecto a las dermatofitosis, se encontro que el agente mas frecuente fue el Complejo Trichophyton rubrum (70,1%), seguido por el Complejo T mentagrophytes (15,1%), Microsporum canis (9,4%), Epidermophyton floccosum (4%), T tonsurans (1,3%) yM.
In antifungal assay, NM-4 and NM-6 fractions showed 30 and 40% inhibition against Microsporum canis, while NM-6 exhibited 30% activity against Candida albicans.
In most parts of Europe, Microsporum canis has become the dominant organism in tinea capitis.
Growing significance of Microsporum canis in tinea of animal handlers.
Most cases are caused by a fungus known as Microsporum canis.