Dermatophilus


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Dermatophilus

[dər¦mad·ə′fil·əs]
(microbiology)
A genus of bacteria in the family Dermatophilaceae; mycelial filaments are long, tapering, and branched, and are divided transversely and longitudinally (in two planes) by septa; spherical spores are motile.
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It is caused by Dermatophilus congolensis, which is a filamentous and branched Gram-positive coco-bacillus within the actinomycetes group that causes exudative dermatitis with crusts that stand out easily (WABACHA et al.
Dermatophilosis is an acute, subacute or chronic exudative dermatitis of animals caused by Dermatophilus congolensis and characterised by exudation, matting of hairs and formation of crusts and thick scabs (Zaria,1993).
Mud fever is caused by two bacterial infections called Staphylococcus and Dermatophilus which is often present on normal skin in very low quantities.
We used 35 local terms (nigua, nihua, niua, pique, pigue, piqui, piki, pico, sico, seccec, chegoe, chego, chigger, puce chique, puce de sable, chique, chica, bicho de pe, bicho do porco, pulga de areia, jatecuba, jigger, chicque, sand flea, tchike, tschike, sike, xique, ckicke, aagrani, atten, tom, tu, tungay, and tunga) and 9 scientific terms (Pulex minimus cutem penetrans Americanus, Pulex minutissimun nigricans, Acarus fuscus sub cutem nidulans proboscide acutiore, Pulex penetrans, Rhynchoprion penetrans, Sarcophaga penetrans, Dermatophilus penetrans, Sarcopsylla penetrans, and Tunga penetrans).
A dermatofilose ou "estreptotricose" e uma enfermidade infecto-contagiosa, de carater zoonotico (1), aguda ou cronica, de distribuicao mundial, que acomete diversas especies de mamiferos, principalmente bovinos, equinos e ovinos, alem de caprinos e suinos (2), causada por Dermatophilus congolensis (D.
Mud fever and rain scald are principally caused by dermatophilus, a bacterial infection causing scabs.
Micrococcus sedentarius, a Gram-positive Staphylococcus-related bacterium, Dermatophilus congolensis, a Gram-positive facultative anaerobic Actinomyces species, and several Corynebacterium species have all been identified as causative agents of PK.
Dermatophilus congolensis and saprophytic fungi should be considered as differentials for cutaneous nocardiosis (RIBEIRO et al.
Dermatophilosis (also known as streptothrichosis, or in sheep as 'lumpy wool disease') is caused by bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis, the type species of genus Dermatophilus, which is a member of the order Actinomycetales (Stewart, 1972 and Msami et al.
It is caused by the bacterium Dermatophilus congolensis which is present on the skin of healthy sheep; prolonged wetting of the fleece allows the disease to become active.
La dermatofilosis producida por Dermatophilus congolensis es una afeccion frecuente en animalesjovenes y que aparece preferentemente en epocas lluviosas.
1998) carried out a study on skin diseases among crocodiles ranched in Australia and recorded the following frequency of primary pathogens: Dermatophilus sp.