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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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Tinea capitis is caused by a variety of dermatophyte species, most commonly by Trichophyton tonsurans or Microsporum canis.
(Table 1) Among all the dermatophytes isolated, maximum incidence was seen of Trichophyton species, that too of Trichophyton mentagrophyte (38.46%), followed by Trichophyton tonsurans (23.07%) and Trichophyton rubrum (20.51%) (Figure 3).
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.
An epidemic of tinea corporis caused by Trichophyton tonsurans among children (wrestlers) in Germany.
rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton tonsurans, and M.
Trueb, "Staphylococcus Iugdunensis and Trichophyton tonsurans infection in synthetic hair implants," International Journal of Trichology, vol.
Examining Trichophyton tonsurans genotype and biochemical phenotype as determinants of disease severity in tinea capitis.
The fungi isolates used were Trichophyton mucoides ATCC 201382, Trichophyton tonsurans ATCC 28942, Candida albicans (ATCC 10231), and Aspergillus niger ATCC 16888.
Dysentery Staphylococcus aureus Abscesses, boils, carbuncles, impetigo, wound infections Streptococcus faecalis Urinary infections Streptococcus mutans Dental carries Streptococcus pneumoniae Ear infections, meningitis, pneumonia, sinusitis Streptococcus pyogenes Ear infections, impetigo, puerperal fever, rheumatic fever, scarlet fever, sore throat, wound infections Vibrio cholerae Cholera Actin pyogenes, Klebsiella Mastitis pneumoniae, Nocardia asteroides, Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus dysgalactiae, Streptococcus agalactiae Epiderm floccosum, Tinea Microsporum canis, Microsporum gypseum, Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyto mentagrophytes var.
Aspergillus flavus Aspergillus niger Fusarium specie Helminthospourm Penicillium specie Rhizopus Candida albican Candida albican ATCC 0383 Saccharomyces cereviseae Microsporum canis Microsporum gypseum Trichophyton rubrum Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton tonsurans. Results of antifungal studies are shown in Table-3.
Epidemiologia e ecologia das dermatofitoses na cidade de Fortaleza: o Trichophyton tonsurans como importante patogeno emergente da Tinea capitis.