Trichophyton mentagrophytes


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Tri·choph·y·ton men·tag·ro·phy'tes

a zoophilic small-spored ectothrix species of fungi that causes infection of the hair, skin, and nails; it is a cause of ringworm in dogs, horses, rabbits, mice, rats, chinchillas, foxes, and humans (especially tinea pedis with severe inflammation, and tinea cruris).

Trichophyton mentagrophytes

A species, one form of which, called granulare, is parasitic on several mammals including horses, dogs, and rodents and can also affect humans. Another variety, called interdigitale, is associated with tinea pedis.
See also: Trichophyton
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Trichophyton rubrum was the predominant species isolated (82%) in all clinical types followed by Trichophyton mentagrophytes (18%) in this study.
Majocchi's granuloma of the vulva caused by Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
Activity of terbinafine on Trichophyton mentagrophytes in a human living skin equivalent model.
Effect of citral, eugenol, nerolidol and alpha-terpineol on the ultrastructural changes of Trichophyton mentagrophytes.
Saccharomyces cerevisiae ATCC 9763, Cn: Cryptococcus neoformans ATCC 32264, Afu: Aspergillus fumigxtus ATCC 26934, An: Aspergillus niger RXCC 9029, Mg: Microspomm gypseum CCC 115, Tr: Trichophyton rubrum CCC 113, Tm: Trichophyton mentagrophytes ATCC 9972.
Tinea pedis dishidrosiforme, vesiculosa, vesiculoampollosa o ampollosa caracterizada por la aparicion de placas mas o menos redondeadas con preferencia por los arcos plantares y tendencia a invadir zonas laterales y dorsales proximas, siendo su agente causal el Trichophyton Mentagrophytes.
Los anamorfos generos de dermatofitos resultaron ser el grupo de hongos con mayor numero de aislamientos (589; 44,7%), Trichophyton mentagrophytes (n = 275; 46,7%), M.
Common pathogens include three anthropophilic species namely Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Epidrmophyton floccosum.
The other obtained agent Trichophyton mentagrophytes was also the most encountered agent in Italy, Poland and Spain.
Organisms causing tinea pedis include Trichophyton rubrum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes [27].
The most common organisms found in onychomycosis (Table on page S3) are Trichophyton rubrum, which is responsible for an estimated 90% of infections, and Trichophyton mentagrophytes, which is implicated most commonly in the balance of cases.