Trichophyton


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Synonyms for Trichophyton

a genus of fungus of the family Moniliaceae

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Candida, Aspergillus and Trichophyton species can also cause conjunctivitis, with or without involvement of adjacent areas of skin.
Trichophyton rubrum is the most common isolate found in cases of Tinea pedis6-9.
Varios autores han reportado la actividad antifungica de diversos extractos de plantas sobre diversos hongos, resultando relativamente recientes los trabajos referidos a los dermatofitos Trichophyton y Microsporum.
The following year Gruby described Trichophyton ectothrix, another fungi, found at the roots of a man's beard.
albicans, C.tropicalis and C.glabrata and dermatophytes such as Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
The most common infective organisms--Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum--are dermatophytes commonly present in soil and on human skin.
It's caused by a fungus called trichophyton which incubates in dark, damp places (making feet the perfect dwelling).
Examples include rubella, smallpox, diphtheria, gonorrhea, ringworm (Trichophyton rubrum), and trichomoniasis.
Las dermatofitosis se clasifican de acuerdo con el genero (Trichophyton, Microsporum, o Epidermophyton), la ecologia (antro-pofilico, geofilico, o zoofilico), y los patrones de infeccion (p.e., tinea pedis, tinea corporis).
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Trichophyton mentagrophytes (try-koh-FY-ton men-ta-GROH-fy-tis)