Epidermophyton


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Epidermophyton

 [ep´ĭ-der-mof´ĭ-ton]
a genus of fungi. E. flocco´sum attacks both skin and nails but not hair, and is one of the causative organisms of tinea cruris, tinea pedis, and onychomycosis.

Epidermophyton

(ep'i-dĕr-mof'i-ton, -dĕr-mō-fī'ton),
A genus of fungi, separated by Sabouraud from Trichophyton on the basis that it never invades the hair follicles, whose macroconidia are clavate and smooth walled. The only species, Epidermophyton floccosum, is an anthropophilic species that is a common cause of tinea pedis and tinea cruris.
[epidermis + G. phyton, plant]

Epidermophyton

/Epi·der·moph·y·ton/ (-der-mof´ĭ-ton) a genus of fungi, including E. flocco´sum, which attacks skin and nails but not hair and is one of the causative agents of tinea cruris, tinea pedis (athlete's foot), and onychomycosis.

Ep·i·der·mo·phy·ton

(ep'i-dĕr-mof'i-ton, -dĕr-mō-fī'ton)
A genus of fungi wih macroconidia that are clavate and smooth-walled. The only species, E. floccosum, is a common cause of tinea pedis and tinea cruris.
[epidermis + G. phyton, plant]

epidermophyton

genus of fungi living on keratin, but non-invasive of hair; e.g. Epidermophyton floccosum , a common cause of tinea pedis

Epidermophyton

a genus of dermatophytic fungi. E. floccosum is a common cause of fungal skin and nail infections in humans; rare in animals.
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Cream, 1% is indicated for the topical treatment of athlete's foot (interdigital tinea pedis), jock itch (tinea cruris), and ringworm (tinea corporis), caused by the organisms Trichophyton rubrum and Epidermophyton floccosum, in patients 18 years of age and older.
Rubrum ve T Mentagrophytes ve Epidermophyton floccosum en sik sorumlu olan ajanlardir (30-32).
Griseofulvin Oral Suspension, USP acts systemically to inhibit the growth of Trichophyton, Microsporum, and Epidermophyton genera of fungi.
Dermatophytic onychomycosis (DO) is an infection of the nail fold or nail plate with dermatophytes, a type of fungus, especially Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, and Epidermophyton flocossom (Sterry et al.
However, it exhibited inhibitory effect against Epidermophyton floccosum.
niger ATCC9029, Epidermophyton floccosum C114, strains of T.
Nowadays 41 species of dermatophytes were identified that totally divided into three geniuses (with notice to the asexual phase) with names microsporium, trichophyton, epidermophyton.
mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis and Candida albicans.
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NB-002 has documented fungicidal activity against numerous fungi involved in cutaneous infections, including Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis and Candida albicans.
In addition to its safety and tolerability, NB-002 activity was documented against numerous fungi involved in cutaneous infections, including Candida albicans, Microsporum canis, Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton rubrum.

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