genus Trichophyton

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Noun1.genus Trichophyton - a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceaegenus Trichophyton - 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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Samples found infected with genus Microsporum were 38 (82.6%) while 6 (13.04%) of the positive samples were detected positive for genus Trichophyton. 2 (4.34%) of the positive samples produced results for mix infection by both genus Microsporum and genus Trichophyton.
Dermatophytes, namely members of the genus Trichophyton, Epidermophyton and Microsporum were the major isolates from skin and its appendages as shown in Table 4, whereas only 8 out of the total 29 isolates from skin and its appendages were Candida spp.
However, few studies have been performed that mention effects on dermatophyte fungus genus Trichophyton [19-21].