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(ˌtrɪkəˈfaɪtɒn; trɪˈkɒfɪtən)
(Pathology) a parasitic fungus belonging to the genus Trichophyton that can infect human skin, hair, and nails
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Noun1.trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family MoniliaceaeTrichophyton - 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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Determination of susceptibility-resistance to antifungal drugs of Trichophyton mentagrophytes isolates by a macrodilution method.
The most important fungi to affect the eyelids are Trichophyton and Microsporum, which cause flaking skin lesions that become inflamed.
Estes fungos taxonomicamente relacionados pertencem aos generos Microsporum, Trichophyton e Epidermophyton, sendo as especies Microsporum canis, M.
Las primeras son afecciones de gran importancia debido a su elevada incidencia y dentro de los agentes causales aceptados mundialmente son reconocidos: Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes y Epidermophyton floccosum (10).
Three Anthropophilic species Trichophyton rubrum, T.
El termino "tinea" o "tina" se utiliza para denominar a las enfermedades micoticas superficiales causadas por hongos que tienen la capacidad de invadir la capa cornea de la piel, el pelo y las unas, (1) denominados dermatofitos, incluidos en los generos Trichophyton, Epydermophyton y Microsporum.
Several studies of tinea capitis have shown that many children will be "carriers," which means that the bacteria (usually Trichophyton tonsurans) lives happily on the scalp but causes no harm.
Lezyonlarda yer yer annuler alanlarin da izlenmesi ve ayirici tanida dermatofitik bir enfeksiyonun atlanmamasi icin yapilan mikolojik direkt bakida micel formasyonu, kulturde Trichophyton rubrum uremesi saptandi (Sekil 2).
El objetivo del presente trabajo fue evaluar la actividad antifungica de los extractos crudos de diclormetano-metanol (C[H.sub.2][Cl.sub.2]:MeOH) (2:1), etanol (EtOH) y decocciones, de inflorescencias, hojas y tallos de plantas silvestres y plantas in vitro de Piper tuberculatum ("matico" o "cordoncillo") sobre Trichophyton rubrum, Microsporum canis y M.
The SRRC researchers have also recently collaborated with physician Thomas Walsh and others at the National Institutes of Health (NIH), in Bethesda, Maryland, to study CAY-1 activity against Microsporum canis and Trichophyton rubrum, which are dermatophytic, or skin, fungal pathogens that infect immunocompromised individuals.
Os fungos filamentosos dermatofitos, representados por tres generos: Trichophyton, Microsporum e Epidermophyton, e os leveduriformes do genero Candida, agentes etiologicos dessas micoses, possuem a capacidade de digerir a queratina presente na pele e seus anexos, podendo ou nao desencadear resposta inflamatoria.
Categories of fungal diseases include superficial mycoses (those located on the outer surface of hair, nails, and skin known as dermatophytoses caused by such dermatophytes as Trichophyton and Microsporum, the fungi that cause ringworm and those located subcutaneously such as Fonsecaea, the fungi that causes chromblastomycosis), systemic mycoses (those that invade body tissues and tend to be dimorphic fungi such as Blastomyces), and opportunistic mycoses (those fungi such as Candida that are normally harmless, but can cause disease in a compromised/ altered host).