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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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was isolated in most cases (with Trichophyton mentagrophytes having the highest frequency as it was identified in 73 samples).
One study demonstrated that the antifungal activity of these teas and their individual component, theaflavin digallate inhibited the growth of Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum (Okubo et al., 1991).
Jublia Topical Solution 10%, is indicated for the topical treatment of onychomycosis of the toenails due to Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Annual market sales for the 12 months ending July 2018 were $276M as measured by IQVIA.
Dermatophytes were isolated and identified; Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton tonsurans and Microsporum canis, yeasts; of the genus Candida as: Candida albicans and Candida glabrata and non-dermatophyte molds Scopulariopsis brevicaulis, Fusarium solani, Penicillium sp.
Tests of the earpieces also detected five other microorganisms; Aspergillus niger (34.4 per cent); Aspergillus fumigates (10 per cent); Aspergillus flavus and Cladosporium species (6.7 per cent) each; Geotrichum species (4.4 per cent); and Trichophyton mentagrophytes (2.2 per cent).
Morphological response of Trichophyton mentagrophytes to methionine.
rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton tonsurans, and M.
Urease test and in-vitro hair perforation tests were also performed to differentiate Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes when there was difficulty in identification by microscopic and macroscopic examination.
Schnyder, "Onychomycosis (trichophyton mentagrophytes) A scanning electron microscopic observation," Journal of Cutaneous Pathology, vol.
gypseum and 10 percent by Trichophyton mentagrophytes. Puppies, seniors, farm dogs and dogs with compromised immune systems are most at risk.