dermatophyte


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dermatophyte

[dər′mad·ə‚fīt]
(mycology)
A fungus parasitic on skin or its derivatives.
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The non dermatophyte moulds should be considered in culture negative cases or those with treatment failure19.
In addition, it has been shown that nails infected with dermatophytes grow at a slower rate than uninfected nail plates, proportional to amount of nail affected [48].
Epidemiology of dermatophyte infection Stockholm, Sweden; A retrospective study from 2005-2009.
Moreover, use of steroids and other immunosuppressant drugs may cause morphological alteration of typical clinical manifestations of dermatophytes.
PCR testing is both the most sensitive and most specific method to diagnose dermatophyte infections and eventually will become the gold standard for diagnosing such infections, noted Dr.
Dermatophytes are fungi that can cause infections in the skin, hair, and nails.
Dermatophyte and non dermatophyte fungi in Riyadh City, Saudi Arabia.
Various models have been explored in vitro and ex vivo to investigate the mechanism of dermatophyte infection such as the animal model, [sup][6] stripped sheets of the stratum corneum, [sup][7],[8] nail plates, or monolayer cell culture model.
The identification of dermatophyte was made based on colony characteristics and microscopic features of fungal isolate according to methods described by Quinn et al.
Compounds 6c, 6f and 6g showed particular antifungal activity against the dermatophyte strains assayed.