Hortaea werneckii

Hortaea werneckii

A yeast that is the causative agent of the fungal skin infection known as tinea nigra. The lesions are brown or black and occur primarily on the hands.
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Halophilic black yeast Hortaea werneckii in the Cabo Rojo solar salterns :its first record for this extreme environment in Puerto Rico.
En el presente estudio solo se registro un caso de tina nigra, causada por Hortaea werneckii en una nina de 7 anos.
La tina negra es una infeccion cronica yasintomatica del estrato corneo causada por la levadura dematiacea Hortaea werneckii.
Tinea nigra is a superficial mycosis seen in tropical areas, caused by the fungus Hortaea werneckii.
El agente causal es la levadura negra Hortaea werneckii (sin.