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[Identification of dermatophytes as possible agents in clinically and microbiologically diagnosed dermatophytosis].

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Type
Published Article
Journal
Mikrobiyoloji bülteni
Publication Date
Volume
27
Issue
3
Pages
196–202
Identifiers
PMID: 8361407
Source
Medline

Abstract

In this study we have investigated the distribution of dermatophyte species clinically and microbiologically on 110 patients with dermatophytosis. The distribution of the dermatophytes according to the localization sites are: Tinea Capitis 13 (11.8%), T. Corporis 12 (10.9%), T. Inguinalis 22 (20%), T. Pedis et Manum 47 (42.7%), T. Unguinum 16 (14.5%). The species of dermatophytes which have been cultured were, Trichophyton rubrum 32 (29%), T. mentagrophytes 32 (29%), T. schoenleini 4 (3.6%), T. tonsurans 1 (0.9%), Epidermophyton floccosum 16 (14.5%), Microsporum canis 1 (0.9%), M. audouini 1 (0.9%), various molds 3 (2.7%) and also number of negative cultures obtained were 20 (18.1%).

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