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Trichophyton rubrum


ABSTRACT: Human-pathogenic dermatophyte

PROVIDER: PRJNA186912 | ENA |

REPOSITORIES: ENA

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First isolation of Trichophyton fischeri in the United States.

Rosenthal S A SA   Scott J S JS   Summerbell R C RC   Kane J J  

Journal of clinical microbiology 19981101 11


A 49-year-old male with Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia was seen at Bellevue Hospital in New York, N.Y. Sputum samples yielded cultures of Candida lusitaniae, Mycobacterium avium, and a filamentous fungus, Trichophyton fischeri. T. fischeri is a nonpathogenic fungus which resembles the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum. This is the first record of the species from U.S. sources. This case exemplifies the ecological differences between T. fischeri and T. rubrum and illustrates how correct identifica  ...[more]

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