Malassezia pachydermatis(redirected from Pityrosporum canis)
a fungus occasionally isolated from skin lesions of humans and animals; a rare cause of fungemia in patients receiving intravenous lipids.
Malassezia pachydermatisA facultatively lipophilic yeast associated with external otitis externa in dogs. Malassezia pachydermatis may cause sepsis in low-birth-weight infants who receive lipid emulsions.
A species that has been transferred from the pet dogs of health care workers to the infants in a neonatal unit.
See also: Malassezia