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What are Dermatophytes?

Dermatophytes

Dermatophytes are an over-abundant label for a group of fungi of the same genus that typically causes infection of the skin in both animals and human. Historically, dermatophytes are known to be responsible for about 90% of the skin diseases affecting mammals. Commonly, these fungal species are: Microsporum, Epiomyces, Penicillium and Trichophyllum. Currently, there are […]