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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La dermatofilosis es una dermatitis superficial no pruriginosa, proliferativa y exudativa con produccion de costras, que puede presentar curso agudo, subagudo o cronico, causada por Dermatophilus congolensis, un actinomiceto gram positivo, que produce zoosporas moviles.
Dermatophilus congolensis proliferates under the influence of moisture (especially rain) and skin damage (especially ticks, insects, prickly vegetation, ultraviolet light and white skin).
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., 2007).
bovis), psoroptica (Psoroptes natalensis), corioptica (Chorioptes bovis), fotosensibilizacion, urticaria, paraqueratosis por deficiencia de zinc y ciertas formas de dermatofilosis (Dermatophilus congolensis) (Fighera et al., 2005).
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.
variegatum ticks may transmit other human and animal pathogens, including Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus, Dugbe virus, Thogoto virus, Bhanja virus, Ehrlichia ruminantium, Theileria spp., Anaplasma spp., and Dermatophilus congolensis (3,6).
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.
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.
Bovine dermatophilosis is caused by Actinomycete bacterium, Dermatophilus congolensis. It is characterised by exudative acute or chronic dermatitis that could be localised or generalised (Admasu and Alemu, 2011).
Actinomyces spp., Streptomyces spp., Mycobacterium spp., Rhodococcus spp., Corynebacterium spp., Dermatophilus congolensis and saprophytic fungi should be considered as differentials for cutaneous nocardiosis (RIBEIRO et al., 2002; MALIK et al., 2006).
La dermatofilosis producida por Dermatophilus congolensis es una afeccion frecuente en animalesjovenes y que aparece preferentemente en epocas lluviosas.
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).