Tinea Capitis by Microsporum audouinii: Case Reports and Review of Published Global Literature 2000-2016.
- Fábio Brito-Santos,
- Maria Helena Galdino Figueiredo-Carvalho,
- Rowena Alves Coelho,
- Anna Sales,
- Rodrigo Almeida-Paes
Mycopathologia 2017 Jul 24. Epub 2017 Jul 24.
Mycology Laboratory, Evandro Chagas National Institute of Infectious Diseases, Fiocruz, Av. Brazil 4365 - Manguinhos, 21045-900, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil.
Tinea capitis caused by Microsporum audouinii is reported herein from two Brazilian schoolchildren, which are brothers. Arthroconidia were evidenced on direct examination of scalp hair, and a fungus of the genus Microsporum was isolated from cultures of each patient. The isolated fungi were classified as M. Read More