Microsporum gypseum

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Mi·cros·po·rum gyp·'se·um

a cause of ringworm in dogs, horses, and occasionally other animal species; a geophilic complex of fungal species causing sporadic dermatophytosis in humans.

Mi·cros·po·rum gyp·se·um

(mī-krō-spō'rŭm jip'sē-ŭm)
A geophilic fungus; causes infections of the scalp or skin in humans.

Microsporum gypseum

; M. gypseum rarer cause of tinea pedis


a genus of fungi that cause various diseases of the skin and hair, referred to as ringworm. The sexual state is known as Nannizia.

Microsporum audouinii
an anthropophilic species which may occasionally infect domestic animals.
Microsporum canis var canis
causes ringworm in dogs, cats, humans and occasionally other animals.
Microsporum canis var distortum
principally an infection of laboratory primates, but occurs also in dogs and cats.
Microsporum fulvum
occasionally infects pigs, goats, monkeys, jaguars and lions.
Microsporum gallinae
causes favus in chickens and turkeys.
Microsporum gypseum
a soil dermatophyte that causes ringworm in dogs, horses and sometimes other species.
Microsporum nanum
causes ringworm in pigs and rarely other animals and humans.
Microsporum persicolor
infects voles.
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12) This high prevalence of M gypseum onychomycosis in this particular population is probably attributable to occupational exposure to soil as M.