Trichophyton verrucosum

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Related to Trichophyton verrucosum: Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton schoenleinii, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton rubrum

Tri·choph·y·ton ver·ru·co·s'um

a zoophilic species of fungi that causes ringworm in cattle, from which humans can become infected.
Trichophyton verrucosum less common cause of athlete's foot


a genus of fungi that may cause various infections of the skin, hair and nails. It utilizes keratin as a source of nourishment and is therefore localized in its pathogenicity to the skin and its appendages. The perfect state is in the genus Arthroderma. Called also Achorion.

Trichophyton cutaneum
an occasional cause of bovine mastitis.
Trichophyton equinum
causes ringworm in horses.
Trichophyton gallinae
now called Microsporum gallinae; the cause of favus in fowl.
Trichophyton megninii, Trichophyton rubrum, Trichophyton shoenleinii, Trichophyton tonsurans, Trichophyton violaceum
anthropophilic species which occasionally infect animals.
Trichophyton mentagrophytes (Trichophyton gypseum)
causes ringworm in horses, dogs and many other species. T. var erinacei occasionally causes ringworm in dogs and other species; the reservoir is the European hedgehog.
Trichophyton simii
causes ringworm in monkeys and poultry.
Trichophyton verrucosum
causes ringworm in cattle, sheep and goats.
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Also, minimum colony diameter of trichophyton verrucosum is related to concentration of 1% than to maximum average (concentration of 0.
Methionine also has no effect on trichophyton verrucosum and was shown mildly effect on microsporium gypseum [8].
The Effect of Amino Acids on the Growth of Trichophyton verrucosum and Microsporum Gypseum.