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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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Survey of tryptophan effects on Trichophyton verrucosum growth in normal and dermatophytic patients under in vivo and in vitro conditions.
mentagrophytes, 10 mg/ml for Trichophyton verrucosum, and 5 mg/ml for Trichophyton violaceum.
One Trichophyton verrucosum found in a tinea corporis patient.
Our intention in studying and reviewing the antifungal properties in three fungal groups that's mean Aspergillus flavus (saprophyte) Epidermophyton floccosum and Trichophyton verrucosum (dermatophyt) and Candida albicans (yeast) in the first level and also identifying the minimum amount of effective concentration on these kind of fungus and finally on reviewing the effects of this extract on expressing Aflatoxin gene with the method of Real-time PCR.
Effect of thiabendazole and tincture of iodine on cattle ringworm caused by Trichophyton verrucosum. Trop.
The growth inhibition of Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton verrucosum was observed at 5 mg/ml and 7mg/ml of the extract mostly prevented Aspergillus niger sporulation but had no activity against Candida albicans.
The predominant etiologic agents in feet were Trichophyton rubrum 8 (36%), Trichophyton mentagrophytes 1 (4%), Rhodotorula 8 (36%), Trichosporon 2 (9%), Candida glabrata 2 (9%), Candida albicans 1 (4%), while Trichophyton verrucosum 8 (88%) and Trichophyton mentagrophytes 1 (12%) were identified in scalp samples.
Outros patogenos levantados com menor frequencia foram: Streptococcus (7,4%), Campylobacter (5,6%), Virus da hepatite E (5,6%), Salmonella (3,7%), Taenia solium (3,7%) e Virus hepatitis B, Trichophyton verrucosum, Trichinella, Cryptosporidium Babesia e Toxocara com 01 artigo (1,9%) cada.
Other differentials considered for nonpruritic crusting lesions in small ruminants include hyperkeratosis secondary to trauma, dermatophilosis, staphylococcal dermatitis, zinc deficiency, pemphigus foliaceus, and ringworm (Trichophyton verrucosum and Epidermophyton floccosum)[15, 23].
Vaccination of cattle against ringworm caused by Trichophyton verrucosum. Am J Vet Res, v.47, n.11, p.2415-2417, 1986.