genus Microsporum

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Noun1.genus Microsporum - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceaegenus Microsporum - 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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Samples found infected with genus Microsporum were 38 (82.6%) while 6 (13.04%) of the positive samples were detected positive for genus Trichophyton.
In the presence study among the different species of the genus Microsporum M gypseum was found as the most common isolate (7.8%) followed by M persicolor (0.4%).
Eighteen of these cases were of the genus Microsporum, representing 0.43% of the total number of onychomycosis cases (18/4220).