dermatophyte

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dermatophyte

[dər′mad·ə‚fīt]
(mycology)
A fungus parasitic on skin or its derivatives.
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Samples for fungal cultures should be obtained from patients whose history, physical examination and KOH-treated specimens are inconclusive with regard to the diagnosis of dermatophytic infection.
The global dermatophytic onychomycosis therapeutics market is anticipated to expand at a healthy CAGR during the forecast period.
Dermatophytic fungi of the genera Trichophyton, Epidermophyton, and Microsporum produce superficial mycoses.
Tinea pedis or athletes foot is a dermatophytic fungus infection involving the feet or toes.
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In most patients, it is likely that a clinical suspicion of dermatophytic onychomycosis can be derived based on the patient's personal and family history and on careful inspection of both fingernails and toenails.
Dermatophytic onychomycosis (DO) is characterized as being a fungal infection of the nail.
Owing to close contact between pets and their owners, there exists a high possibility of transmission of dermatophytic infection from pets to humans.