Malassezia ovalis

Ma·las·sez·i·a o·va·'lis

a species of yeast found in superficial epidermal scales and hair follicles on oily skin, of borderline pathogenicity; may cause seborrheic dermatitis associated with immune deficiency.

Malassezia furfur

A lipophilic yeast associated with tinea vesicolor, seborrhoeic dermatitis, folliculitis or atopic dermatitis. M furfur has also been associated with  pneumonia, catheter-associated sepsis and peritonitis. M furfur has been divided into lipid-dependent Malassezia strains: M furfur, M sympodialis, M globosa, M obtusa, M restricta and M slooffiae.
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Entre las afecciones producidas por los no dermatofitos se encuentran: pitiriasis versicolor, tina negra y pilonodosis, causadas por Malassezia furfur, Malassezia ovalis, Phaeoannellomyces werneckii, Trichosporon beigelli y Piedraia hortae (6, 7).
floccosum (19,7%) en unas, resaltando el hallazgo de Malassezia ovalis (7,1%) en piel.
floccosum 10 4 19,7 Una Malassezia furfur 13 8 29,6 Piel Malassezia ovalis 4 1 7,1 Piel Total 51(71,8%) 20(28,2%) 100