Microsporum audouinii


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Mi·cros·po·rum au·dou·i·'ni·i

an anthrophilic fungal species of fungi that has caused epidemic tinea capitis in children.

Microsporum audouinii

The causative agent of tinea capitis (ringworm of scalp).
See also: Microsporum
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Concerning the dermatophytes, the 3 genera, Microsporum, Trichophyton, and Epidermophyton, were represented with 5 different species that included Microsporum audouinii as the leading organism isolated (28%).
Compounds 1-6 were evaluated for their antifungal activity against in vitro Aspergillus niger, Candida albicans, Microsporum audouinii and Cryptococcus neoformans (recultured) using disc diffusion method.
In the late 1800s, and first half of the 20th century, the predominant species causing the infection was Microsporum audouinii. Today in Baltimore, T.
In tinea capitis, the likely pathogens are Trichophyton tonsurans and occasionally Microsporum audouinii or Microsporum canis.