Genomes and Genes
Summary: Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.
Publications235 found, 100 shown here
- Bat white-nose syndrome: an emerging fungal pathogen?David S Blehert
National Wildlife Health Center, U S Geological Survey USGS, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
Science 323:227. 2009..but with a conidial morphology distinct from characterized members of this genus. This report characterizes the cutaneous fungal infection associated with WNS...
- Pathogenesis of chytridiomycosis, a cause of catastrophic amphibian declinesJamie Voyles
School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, Amphibian Disease Ecology Group, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
Science 326:582-5. 2009..Because the skin is critical in maintaining amphibian homeostasis, disruption to cutaneous function may be the mechanism by which Bd produces morbidity and mortality across a wide range of phylogenetically distant amphibian taxa...
- White-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) in bats, EuropeGudrun Wibbelt
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Emerg Infect Dis 16:1237-43. 2010..destructans is present throughout Europe and that bats in Europe may be more immunologically or behaviorally resistant to G. destructans than their congeners in North America because they potentially coevolved with the fungus...
- Quantitative culture of Malassezia species from different body sites of individuals with or without dermatosesA K Gupta
Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
Med Mycol 39:243-51. 2001..Among normal individuals and for patients with AD and PV, M. sympodialis was significantly more likely to affect the forehead than the legs...
- Quantitative PCR detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA from sediments and waterJulie D Kirshtein
US Geological Survey, MS 430, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA
Dis Aquat Organ 77:11-5. 2007..06 zoospore). We did not detect DNA of Bd from sediments collected at any sites. Our filtering and amplification methods provide a new tool to investigate critical aspects of Bd in the environment...
- Superficial cutaneous fungal infections in tropical countriesAlix J Charles
The Dermatology Institute at Hinsdale, DuPage Medical Group, Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
Dermatol Ther 22:550-9. 2009..Treatment options include topical and systemic therapy. However, social and socioeconomic factors in developing tropical countries may necessitate different treatment approaches to achieve success...
- A simple PCR-RFLP method for identification and differentiation of 11 Malassezia speciesHossein Mirhendi
Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Public Health, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, PO Box 14155 6446, Tehran, Iran
J Microbiol Methods 61:281-4. 2005..Not only type and standard strains but also 13 clinical isolates were identified successfully in this study. The results of identifications were confirmed by DNA sequencing...
- Immunology of diseases associated with Malassezia speciesH Ruth Ashbee
Mycology Reference Centre, Division of Microbiology, University of Leeds and Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, United Kingdom
Clin Microbiol Rev 15:21-57. 2002..Defining the nonspecific immune response to Malassezia species and the way in which the organisms modulate it may well be the key to understanding how Malassezia species can exist as both commensals and pathogens...
- Molecular analysis of Malassezia microflora in seborrheic dermatitis patients: comparison with other diseases and healthy subjectsMami Tajima
Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
J Invest Dermatol 128:345-51. 2008..Our results indicate that certain strains of M. restricta occur in the lesional skin of SD patients...
- Identification and typing of Malassezia yeasts using amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP), random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) and denaturing gradient gel electrophoresis (DGGE)B Theelen
Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Yeast Division, Utrecht, The Netherlands
FEMS Yeast Res 1:79-86. 2001..This suggests that systemic conditions strongly select for a particular genotype. Although the clinical use of DGGE may be limited due to technical demands, it remains a powerful tool for the analysis of complex clinical samples...
- Guidelines for treatment of onychomycosisD T Roberts
Southern General Hospital, Glasgow G51 4TF, UK
Br J Dermatol 148:402-10. 2003..They present evidence-based guidance for treatment, with identification of the strength of evidence available at the time of preparation of the guidelines, and a brief overview of epidemiological aspects, diagnosis and investigation...
- Sequence diversity of the intergenic spacer region of the rRNA gene of Malassezia globosa colonizing the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis and healthy individualsTakashi Sugita
Department of Microbiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 41:3022-7. 2003..globosa from AD patients and that from healthy subjects. These findings suggest that a specific genotype of M. globosa may play a significant role in AD, although M. globosa commonly colonizes both AD patients and healthy subjects...
- New yeast species, Malassezia dermatis, isolated from patients with atopic dermatitisTakashi Sugita
Department of Microbiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 40:1363-7. 2002..Thus, we concluded that our isolates were new members of the genus Malassezia and propose the name Malassezia dermatis sp. nov. for these isolates...
- Prevalence of Malassezia species on various body sites in clinically healthy subjects representing different age groupsAditya K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Med Mycol 42:35-42. 2004..The amount and kind of Malassezia species that can be recovered from human skin varies with age and body site...
- Dermatophytoses in children: study of 137 casesN C Fernandes
Departament of Internal Medicine, Faculdade de Medicina, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil
Rev Inst Med Trop Sao Paulo 43:83-5. 2001..Tinea pedis and tinea unguium were much less frequent (3 cases each). Trichophyton rubrum was the most common etiologic agent isolated in these cases (3 cases)...
- Molecular identification of Malassezia species isolated from dermatitis affectionsM Affes
Laboratory of Fungal and Parasitological Molecular Biology Research, School of Medicine Sfax, Sfax, Tunisia
Mycoses 52:251-6. 2009..the genus Malassezia are opportunistic microorganisms of the skin microflora but they can be agents of various dermatomycoses. The aim of this study was to perform molecular identification of the commonly isolated Malassezia species ..
- Clinical diagnosis and treatment of epidermal chytridiomycosis in African clawed frogs (Xenopus tropicalis)John M Parker
Office of Laboratory Animal Care, University of California, Berkeley 94720, USA
Comp Med 52:265-8. 2002..These findings are indicative of epidermal chytridiomycosis as a primary cause of death in this collection of X. tropicalis...
- Sensitization to the yeast Malassezia sympodialis is specific for extrinsic and intrinsic atopic eczemaBarbra Fischer Casagrande
Allergy Unit, Department of Dermatology, Zurich, Switzerland
J Invest Dermatol 126:2414-21. 2006..Recombinant yeast allergens represent a useful tool to study molecular structures and differential sensitization patterns in the pathogenesis of AE...
- Species identification and strain typing of Malassezia species stock strains and clinical isolates based on the DNA sequences of nuclear ribosomal internal transcribed spacer 1 regionsK Makimura
Teikyo University, Institute of Medical Mycology, Hachioji, Tokyo, Japan
J Med Microbiol 49:29-35. 2000..sympodialis (22 strains: 7 from pityriasis versicolor, 3 from seborrhoeic dermatitis, 1 from atopic dermatitis and 11 from healthy controls) and M. slooffiae (five strains: three from chronic otitis media and two from healthy controls)...
- Histopathology confirms white-nose syndrome in bats in EuropeJiri Pikula
University of Veterinary and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Palackeho 1 3, 612 42 Brno, Czech Republic
J Wildl Dis 48:207-11. 2012..destructans that were genetically confirmed as G. destructans...
- A new yeast, Malassezia yamatoensis, isolated from a patient with seborrheic dermatitis, and its distribution in patients and healthy subjectsTakashi Sugita
Department of Microbiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, 2 522 1 Noshio, Kiyose, Tokyo 204 8588, Japan
Microbiol Immunol 48:579-83. 2004..M. yamatoensis DNA was detected from 3 of 31 SD patients (9.7%), 5 of 36 AD patients (13.9%), and 1 of 22 healthy subjects (4.6%). Therefore, M. yamatoensis is a rare member of the cutaneous microflora...
- An emerging disease causes regional population collapse of a common North American bat speciesWinifred F Frick
Center for Ecology and Conservation Biology CECB, Department of Biology, Boston University, 5 Cummington Street, Boston, MA 02215, USA
Science 329:679-82. 2010..Novel diseases can have serious impacts on naïve wildlife populations, which in turn can have substantial impacts on ecosystem integrity...
- Clinical presentations and outcomes of Penicillium marneffei infections: a series from 1994 to 2004T C Wu
Department of Medicine, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, 30 Gascoigne Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Hong Kong Med J 14:103-9. 2008..To describe the clinical presentation, management, and outcomes of patients with Penicillium marneffei infections in a regional hospital in Hong Kong...
- Malassezia, dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis: an overviewR J Hay
Skin Infection Clinic, Dermatology Department, King s College Hospital NHS Trust, Denmark Hill, London SE5 9RS, UK
Br J Dermatol 165:2-8. 2011....
- Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Thymus vulgaris L. and thymol on experimentally induced dermatomycosesM Sokovic
Institute for Biological Research, S Stankovic, Bulevar despota Stefana, Belgrade, Serbia
Drug Dev Ind Pharm 34:1388-93. 2008..We examined the therapeutic potency against experimentally induced dermatomycoses in rats, using the most frequent dermatomycetes, Trichophyton mentagrophytes, T. rubrum, and T. tonsurans...
- [New apects in the diagnosis and therapy of dermatomycoses]J Brasch
Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, UKSH, Campus Kiel, Schittenhelmstr 7, 24105, Kiel, Deutschland
Hautarzt 63:390-5. 2012..and posaconazole and the echinocandines caspofungin, micafungin und anidulafungin may be considered for dermatomycoses that cannot be treated by other therapies...
- Analysis of dermatomycoses in Lanzhou district of northwestern ChinaNiu Tao-Xiang
Department of Dermatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Lanzhou University, Linixa Road, Lanzhou City, Gansu Province, P R China
Mycopathologia 160:281-4. 2005..The specimens from patients suspected of having dermatomycoses were examined microscopically in KOH preparations and cultured on Sabouraud dextrose agar (SDA)...
- Onychomycosis: a proposed revision of the clinical classificationRoderick J Hay
Department of Dermatology, Kings College Hospital National Health Service Trust, Denmark Hill, London, United Kingdom
J Am Acad Dermatol 65:1219-27. 2011..The purpose of the revised classification is to provide a framework to assist selection of treatment, estimate prognosis, and evaluate new diagnostic methods...
- Distribution of Malassezia species in patients with psoriasis and healthy individuals in Tehran, IranKamiar Zomorodian
Department of Medical Mycology and Parasitology, School of Medicine, Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Shiraz, Iran
J Cutan Pathol 35:1027-31. 2008..Although the role of Malassezia species in the pathogenesis of psoriasis is still not fully understood, it is thought that these lipophilic yeasts might be a trigger factor in the exacerbation of psoriatic lesions...
- Skin colonization by Malassezia species in neonates: a prospective study and relationship with neonatal cephalic pustulosisVincent Bernier
Service de Dermatologie, Hôpital Saint André, 1 rue Jean Burguet, 33075 Bordeaux, France
Arch Dermatol 138:215-8. 2002..To assess skin colonization by Malassezia species in full-term healthy newborns, to investigate factors associated with colonization, and to look at acnelike cephalic pustulosis associated with this carriage...
- In vitro modulation of human keratinocyte pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine production by the capsule of Malassezia speciesDaniel S Thomas
Skin Research Centre, Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Leeds, Leeds, UK
FEMS Immunol Med Microbiol 54:203-14. 2008..001). These results support the hypothesis that the lipid layer of Malassezia spp. modulates cytokine production by keratinocytes. This has implications in the pathogenesis of seborrhoeic dermatitis...
- Production of polyclonal antibodies to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and their use in an immunoperoxidase test for chytridiomycosis in amphibiansLee Berger
Australian Animal Health Laboratory, CSIRO Livestock Industries, Geelong, Victoria
Dis Aquat Organ 48:213-20. 2002..dendrobatidis that infect frogs. The immunoperoxidase stain is a useful screening test when combined with recognition of the morphology and infection site of B. dendrobatidis...
- Fungal skin infections in organ transplant recipientsAnnarosa Virgili
Dipartimento di Medicina Clinica e Sperimentale Sezione di Dermatologia, Universita degli Studi di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
Am J Clin Dermatol 3:19-35. 2002....
- Updating corneofungimetry: a bioassay exploring dermatomycoses and antifungal susceptibilityGerald E Pierard
Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liege, Liege, Belgium
Mycopathologia 169:27-35. 2010Superficial dermatomycoses are frequent conditions in humans and animals. Specific treatment modalities have been designed using a variety of different antifungal compounds...
- Histopathologic criteria to confirm white-nose syndrome in batsCarol Uphoff Meteyer
National Wildlife Health Center, U S Geological Survey, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison WI 53711, USA
J Vet Diagn Invest 21:411-4. 2009..Although WNS is a disease of hibernating bats, severe wing damage due to fungal hyphae may be seen in bats that have recently emerged from hibernation. These recently emerged bats also have a robust suppurative inflammatory response...
- Cutaneous malasseziasis: four case reports of atypical dermatitis and onychomycosis caused by MalasseziaYing Zhao
Department of Dermatology, Huashan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China
Int J Dermatol 49:141-5. 2010..This study investigates four special cases associated with Malassezia...
- Two specific strains of Histoplasma capsulatum causing mucocutaneous manifestations of histoplasmosis: preliminary analysis of a frequent manifestation of histoplasmosis in southern BrazilLuciano Z Goldani
Section of Infectious Diseases and Microbiology, Hospital de Clinicas de Porto Alegre, Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Brazil
Mycopathologia 167:181-6. 2009..It is possible that genetic differences among strains of H. capsulatum may influence the pathogenesis and clinical manifestations of histoplasmosis...
- Historical aspects of dermatomycosesRicardo Negroni
Microbiology and Parasitology Department, Universidad de Buenos Aires and the Hospital de Infecciosas Francisco Javier Muñiz, Juncal 3474, 4 a piso C, Buenos Aires, CP 1425, Argentina
Clin Dermatol 28:125-32. 2010..c) 2010 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved...
- Penicillium marneffei infection in an African manFelix Boon Bin Yap
Department of Dermatology, Hospital Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Dermatol Online J 16:2. 2010..This case illustrates the need to recognize penicilliosis in any individuals staying or travelling to Southeast Asia and the need to look for underlying HIV infection in adults with umbilicated papules...
- An overview of topical antifungal therapy in dermatomycoses. A North American perspectiveA K Gupta
Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook Health Science Center, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Drugs 55:645-74. 1998..For tinea pedis the most common treatment duration is 4 to 6 weeks...
- Emerging disease of amphibians cured by elevated body temperatureDouglas C Woodhams
School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
Dis Aquat Organ 55:65-7. 2003....
- Increasing incidence of Geomyces destructans fungus in bats from the Czech Republic and SlovakiaNatalia Martinkova
Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Brno, Czech Republic
PLoS ONE 5:e13853. 2010..In Europe, G. destructans was first identified in France in 2009. Its distribution, infection dynamics, and effects on hibernating bats in Europe are largely unknown...
- Atypical cutaneous lesions of Penicillium marneffei infection as a manifestation of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after highly active antiretroviral therapyLahari Saikia
Department of Microbiology, Assam Medical College, Dibrugarh 786 002, India
Indian J Dermatol Venereol Leprol 76:45-8. 2010..Microbiological investigations confirmed the diagnosis of Penicillium marneffei infection. This is perhaps the first case report with such manifestation due to Penicillium marneffei infection...
- Skin diseases associated with Malassezia speciesAditya K Gupta
Division of Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Sunnybrook and Women s College Health Science Center Sunnybrook site and the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Am Acad Dermatol 51:785-98. 2004..It also highlights the importance of individual Malassezia species in the different dermatologic disorders related to these yeasts...
- Chytridiomycosis in native Arizona frogsGregory A Bradley
Arizona Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Science and Microbiology, University of Arizona, 2831 N Freeway, Tucson, Arizona 85705, USA
J Wildl Dis 38:206-12. 2002..yavapaiensis and one of two H. arenicolor cultured following necropsy. An additional nine of 11 clinically affected or dead R. yavapaiensis from the same locations, but not necropsied, were culture positive for B. dendrobatidis...
- Penicillium marneffei infection presenting as an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV patientA Ho
The Infection, Tropical Medicine and Counselling Services, Brownlee Centre, Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK
Int J STD AIDS 21:780-2. 2010..P. marneffei was isolated from a skin aspirate. Response to antifungal therapy was complicated by drug interactions but cure was complete after four months of treatment. Few cases of IRIS associated with P. marneffei have been reported...
- Development of in vitro models for a better understanding of the early pathogenesis of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infections in amphibiansPascale Van Rooij
Laboratory of Bacteriology and Mycology, Department of Pathology, Bacteriology and Avian Diseases, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Ghent University, Merelbeke, Belgium
Altern Lab Anim 38:519-28. 2010..dendrobatidis in amphibian skin up to five days post-infection. These models provide a good alternative for in vivo experiments, and reduce the number of experimental animals needed...
- The advantages of topical combination therapy in the treatment of inflammatory dermatomycosesBlanka Havlickova
Global Clinical Development, Intendis GmbH, Berlin, Germany
Mycoses 51:16-26. 2008b>Dermatomycoses are contagious superficial fungal infections, which are highly prevalent in developed and developing countries...
- High rate of Microsporum canis feline and canine dermatophytoses in Northeast Brazil: epidemiological and diagnostic featuresR S N Brilhante
School of Veterinary Medicine, Post Graduation Program in Veterinary Science, State University of Ceara, Fortaleza CE, Brazil
Mycopathologia 156:303-8. 2003..There were no significant differences between the sexes. Dermatophytes were more frequently isolated in March, April and May, but no significant differences were detected in the seasonal distribution of canine and feline dermatophytoses...
- Cutaneous inoculation blastomycosisNathan A Gray
Section of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, University of Tennessee Medical Center at Knoxville, Knoxville, TN 37920, USA
Clin Infect Dis 34:E44-9. 2002..We also review cases of cutaneous inoculation blastomycosis described elsewhere, to improve characterization of the syndrome...
- Phaeohyphomycosis of subcutaneous tissue caused by Phaeoacremonium parasiticumV P Baradkar
Department of Microbiology, Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Sion, Mumbai 400 022, India
Indian J Med Microbiol 27:66-9. 2009..There were no obvious predisposing factors. The patient was treated with surgical debridement followed by intravenous amphotericin B and itraconazole to which she responded well. We report this case, being rare and the first from India...
- PhaeohyphomycosisK Kiran Kumar
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology, SDM College of Dental Sciences, Sattur, Dharwad, India
Indian J Pathol Microbiol 51:556-8. 2008..Per-iodic acid Schiff (PAS stain) was used to confirm the presence of hyphae. Based on the clinical, CT and histopathological features, a diagnosis of Phaeohyphomycosis was given...
- Molecular analysis of Malassezia microflora on the skin of atopic dermatitis patients and healthy subjectsT Sugita
Department of Microbiology, Meiji Pharmaceutical University, Kiyose, Tokyo, Japan
J Clin Microbiol 39:3486-90. 2001..To our knowledge, this is the first report of the use of a nested PCR as an alternative to fungal culture for analysis of the distribution of cutaneous Malassezia spp...
- Geomyces pannorum as a possible causative agent of dermatomycosis and onychomycosis in two patientsHana Zelenkova
DOST, ul Dr Pribulu 2, 08901 Svidnik, Slovak Republic
Acta Dermatovenerol Croat 14:21-5. 2006..Therapy with itraconazole produced excellent results in both patients and no relapses were recorded. Based on our repeated findings it is concluded that the evidence for non-pathogenicity of Chrysosporium pannorum should be revised...
- Pathologic findings and liver elements in hibernating bats with white-nose syndromeF Courtin
Department of Pathobiology and Veterinary Science, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT 06269, USA
Vet Pathol 47:214-9. 2010..In group 2 (n, 24; liver elements), 3 bats (13%) had potentially toxic lead levels and 1 (4%), potentially toxic arsenic level. There was no evidence of major organ failure or consistent element toxicity...
- Skin infection due to Geomyces pannorum var. pannorumClaudia Gianni
Department of Dermatology, Scientific Institute, S Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy
Mycoses 46:430-2. 2003..Here, we report a case of superficial infection of the skin due to this fungus in a healthy man. The patient was treated orally with terbinafine 250 mg daily and topic bifonazole with complete resolution in 2 months...
- Common skin problems of infancy, childhood, and adolescenceJ M O'Brien
Department of Family Practice, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, USA
Prim Care 22:99-115. 1995..The common manifestations and questions asked by parents are discussed. Both infectious and noninfectious rashes are included. Convenient treatment modalities are listed...
- Two cases of subcutaneous infection due to Phaeoacremonium sppJosep Guarro
Unitat de Microbiologia, Facultat de Medicina i Ciencies de la Salut, Universitat Rovira i Virgili, 43201 Reus Servei de Patologia, Hospital Universitari Joan XXIII, Tarragona, Spain
J Clin Microbiol 41:1332-6. 2003..The fungus was detected by direct examination of pus and histological sections of the nodules. It was repeatedly isolated from the clinical specimens. This is the second reported case of human infection caused by this species...
- Phylogenetic analysis of Lacazia loboi places this previously uncharacterized pathogen within the dimorphic OnygenalesR A Herr
Medical Technology Program, Department of Microbiology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan 48824 1031, USA
J Clin Microbiol 39:309-14. 2001..loboi used in this study, suggesting that the nucleic acid epidemiology of this hydrophilic pathogen will be rewarding...
- Lobomycosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: estimation of prevalence, temporal trends, and spatial distributionM Elizabeth Murdoch
Center for Marine Ecosystem Health, Marine Mammal Research and Conservation Program, Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute at Florida Atlantic University, 5600 US 1 North, Fort Pierce, FL 34946, USA
Ecohealth 5:289-97. 2008..In summary, photo-identification is a useful tool to monitor the course of individual and population health for this enigmatic disease...
- Lobomycosis in African patientsW I Al-Daraji
Br J Dermatol 159:234-6. 2008
- Saksenaea vasiformis infections: case report and literature reviewWilliam Vega
Laboratorio de Microbiologia, Hospital de Niños Dr Roberto Gilbert Elizalde, Guayaquil, Ecuador
Mycopathologia 162:289-94. 2006..This is the second report of this infection from South America and the third involving a burn patient. The previously reported 27 cases are reviewed...
- Comparison of diagnostic methods in the diagnosis of dermatomycoses and onychomycosesV Panasiti
Department of Dermatology and Plastic Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy
Mycoses 49:26-9. 2006..We suggest the use of both techniques in order to improve detection of fungal infection, especially for onychomycoses...
- Rapid polymerase chain reaction diagnosis of white-nose syndrome in batsJeffrey M Lorch
U S Geological Survey National Wildlife Health Center, 6006 Schroeder Road, Madison, WI 53711, USA
J Vet Diagn Invest 22:224-30. 2010....
- Pathogenesis of dermatophytosisSandy Vermout
Department of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases, Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Liege, Boulevard de Colonster, 20, 4000 Liege, Belgium
Mycopathologia 166:267-75. 2008..In addition, sophisticated in vitro infection models are now used and will open the way to a more comprehensive view of the interactions between these fungi and host epidermal cells, especially keratinocytes...
- Frequency and risk factors of dermatophytosis in students living in rural areas in Eskişehir, TurkeySelma Metintas
Department of Public Health, Osmangazi University Medical Faculty, Eskisehir, Turkey
Mycopathologia 157:379-82. 2004..For prevention and control of dermatophyte infection in children living rural areas, field studies should be done and sanitary conditions should be improved...
- Epidemiology of dermatomycoses in children living in Northern Greece 1996-2000Thalia Koussidou-Eremondi
State Hospital for Skin and Venereal Diseases, Thessaloniki, Greece
Mycoses 48:11-6. 2005..canis (276 cases) was the most common clinical form. Tinea corporis (109 cases) mainly caused by M. canis (88 cases), C. albicans (10 cases) and T. rubrum (seven cases) was the second most frequent clinical form...
- Epidemiology of dermatophytoses in children living in northeast France: a 5-year studyS Reichert-Penetrat
Department of Dermatology, Hopital Fournier, Nancy, France
Pediatr Dermatol 19:103-5. 2002..After the age of 12, even if these are still quite frequent, tinea pedis and onychomycosis become more common...
- Prevalence of skin disorders in school children in Ibadan, NigeriaA O Ogunbiyi
Dermatology Unit, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria
Pediatr Dermatol 22:6-10. 2005..Atopic eczema and viral warts were virtually absent. We concluded that fungal infections and scabies were the most common skin diseases in our study population, whereas allergic illnesses were nearly absent...
- Lobomycosis-like disease and other skin conditions in Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus from the Indian OceanJeremy Kiszka
University of La Rochelle, LIENSS Littoral, Environnement et Sociétés, UMR 6250 CNRS Université de La Rochelle, 2 rue Olympe de Gouges, 17000 La Rochelle, France
Dis Aquat Organ 84:151-7. 2009..Other skin lesions included scars, healing wounds, whitish lesions and lumps...
- Comparison of two sampling techniques for the detection of Malassezia pachydermatis on the skin of dogs with chronic dermatitisA J Omodo-Eluk
Department of Small Animal Clinical Studies, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4, Ireland
Vet J 165:119-24. 2003..It was also shown that an adhesive tape sample could be used to transfer cells to a slide for staining and microscopy prior to being used for culturing Malassezia...
- Identification and distribution of a novel Malassezia species yeast on normal equine skinA Nell
The Queen s Veterinary School Hospital, University of Cambridge
Vet Rec 150:395-8. 2002..It was identified by 26S ribosomal DNA D1/D2 sequence analysis as a member of the genus Malassezia, and most closely related to Malassezia sympodialis. However, the level of sequence divergence indicated that it was a novel species...
- Evaluation of serum obtained from atopic dogs with dermatitis attributable to Malassezia pachydermatis for passive transfer of immediate hypersensitivity to that organismDaniel O Morris
Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
Am J Vet Res 64:262-6. 2003....
- A new species, Phialophora europaea, causing superficial infections in humansG S de Hoog
Centraalbureau voor Schimmelcultures, Baarn, The Netherlands
Mycoses 43:409-16. 2000..All strains originated from cutaneous and nail infections of humans in North-western Europe. A key to morphologically similar taxa is provided...
- Effect of season and temperature on mortality in amphibians due to chytridiomycosisL Berger
School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811
Aust Vet J 82:434-9. 2004..To investigate the distribution and incidence of chytridiomycosis in eastern Australian frogs and to examine the effects of temperature on this disease...
- [In vitro activity of ketoconazole, itraconazole and terbinafine against Malassezia strains isolated from neonates]Banu Sancak
Hacettepe Universitesi Tip Fakultesi, Klinik Mikrobiyoloji ve Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dali, Ankara
Mikrobiyol Bul 39:301-8. 2005..In order to validate the clinical significance of these results, further in vitro and in vivo correlation studies are needed...
- A case of bullous tinea pedis with dermatophytid reaction caused by Trichophyton violaceumC Romano
Mycoses 49:249-50. 2006..Diagnosis was based on mycological examination (direct microscope observation and culture). Recovery was achieved after systemic antimycotic therapy with itraconazole and topical imidazole for a month...
- [Malassezia. Current knowledge and study perspectives]Gustavo E Giusiano
Catedra de Microbiología e Inmunología, Facultad de Medicina, Departamento de Micologia, Instituto de Medicina Regional, Universidad Nacional del Nordeste, Av Las Heras 727, 3500 Resistencia, Chaco, Argentina
Rev Argent Microbiol 38:41-8. 2006..Its implication in pathologic processes, including skin diseases to systemic infections, is the main issue in current investigations in order to determine the real pathogenic role of these yeasts...
- Malassezia folliculitis on the scalp of a 12-year-old healthy childDerya Aytimur
Ege University School of Medicine, Department of Dermatology, Izmir, Turkey
J Dermatol 31:936-8. 2004..Presented here is a 12-year-old boy with malassezia folliculitis on the scalp. The case was found to be worthy of presentation because it rarely occurs in childhood and is rarely located on the scalp...
- Minimum effective dosage in the treatment of chronic atopic dermatitis with itraconazoleM Takechi
Tsuchibashi Shinryosho clinic, Kochi City, Kochi, Japan
J Int Med Res 33:273-83. 2005..Each regimen was completed in 12 weeks. All three regimens reduced AD symptoms, regimen 3 being the most effective and efficient therapy as evaluated by overall efficacy and low drop-out rate...
- Inhibition of the growth in vitro of Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton erinacei and Microsporum persicolor by miconazole and chlorhexidineNatalie Perrins
Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Herts AL9 7TA, UK
Vet Dermatol 16:330-3. 2005..mentagrophytes, T. erinacei and M. persicolor...
- In vitro activity of novel imidazole antifungal agent NND-502 against Malassezia speciesKatsuhisa Uchida
Institute of Medical Mycology, Teikyo University, 359 Otsuka, Hachioji, Tokyo 192 0395, Japan
Int J Antimicrob Agents 21:234-8. 2003..The results suggest that NND-502 might be beneficial in the treatment of Malassezia-associated skin diseases...
- Clinical diagnosis of common scalp disordersBoni E Elewski
Department of Dermatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
J Investig Dermatol Symp Proc 10:190-3. 2005..Diagnostic techniques and effective treatment strategies for each of the above conditions will be discussed...
- Comparison of an antifungal agent with a mixture of antifungal, antibiotic and corticosteroid agents for the treatment of Malassezia species otitis in dogsE Bensignor
Dermatology Referral Service, 6 rue Mare Pavée, 35510 Cesson Sevigne, France
Vet Rec 158:193-5. 2006..There were reductions in the counts of Malassezia species after both treatments, but the combination product gave significantly greater reductions in erythema, cerumen and pruritus...
- Effects of beta-thujaplicin on anti-Malassezia pachydermatis remedy for canine otitis externaYasuyuki Nakano
Department of Veterinary Clinical Science, Graduate School of Life and Environmental Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Osaka, Japan
J Vet Med Sci 67:1243-7. 2005..beta-Thujaplicin is an inexpensive and safe treatment with anti-inflammatory and deodorant effects that can be recommended as an effective remedy for canine otitis externa...
- Comparison of the clinical efficacy of oral terbinafine and ketoconazole combined with cephalexin in the treatment of Malassezia dermatitis in dogs--a pilot studyMillie S Rosales
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32610, USA
Vet Dermatol 16:171-6. 2005..01) groups. Pruritus reduction was only significant for the terbinafine group. These preliminary results suggest that terbinafine should be further assessed for the treatment of canine Malassezia dermatitis...
- Invasive zygomycosis with a fatal outcomeMohamed Badawy Abdel-Naser
Department of Dermatology, Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
Arch Dermatol 141:1211-3. 2005
- In vitro antifungal activities of Allium cepa, Allium sativum and ketoconazole against some pathogenic yeasts and dermatophytesMasoomeh Shams-Ghahfarokhi
Department of Mycology, Faculty of Medical Sciences, Tarbiat Modarress University, Tehran 14115 111, Iran
Fitoterapia 77:321-3. 2006..The results indicate that onion and garlic might be promising in treatment of fungal-associated diseases from important pathogenic genera Candida, Malassezia and the dermatophytes...
- Malassezia and psoriasis: Koebner's phenomenon or direct causation?T Narang
J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1111-2. 2007
- Use of lime sulphur and itraconazole to treat shelter cats naturally infected with Microsporum canis in an annex facility: an open field trialSandra Newbury
Dane County Humane Society, 5132 Voges Road, Madison, WI 53718, USA
Vet Dermatol 18:324-31. 2007..4 +/- 9.5 SEM (range 10-49 days). Cats with more severe infections required longer therapy. In this shelter, the combination of oral itraconazole and topical lime sulphur rinses for the treatment of dermatophytosis was effective and safe...
- [The 50th Anniversary Educational Symposium of the Japanese Society for Medical Mycology: Mycological study on Malassezia]Takashi Sugita
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 48:179-82. 2007
- [The 50th Anniversary Educational Symposium of the Japanese Society for Medical Mycology: Dermatomycoses caused by Malassezia]Yoshihiro Sei
The Japanese Society for Medical Mycology
Nihon Ishinkin Gakkai Zasshi 48:177-8. 2007
- [Malassezia folliculitis: characteristics and therapeutic response in 26 patients]A Levy
Service de Dermatologie I, Hopital Saint Louis, Paris
Ann Dermatol Venereol 134:823-8. 2007..The clinical features, the contributing factors, the results of direct mycological examination and/or histology and the efficacy of antifungal treatments were compared to the literature...
- The role of ketoconazole in seborrheic dermatitisMarcel Borgers
Barrier Therapeutics NV, Geel, Belgium
Cutis 80:359-63. 2007..The incorporation of ketoconazole in an adapted vehicle could further promote its efficacy. Recently, a new formulation-an anhydrous gel containing ketoconazole 2%-was launched in which all of the ancillary properties were optimized...
- Dermatophytoses in outpatients attending the Dermatology Center of Avicenna Hospital in Qazvin, IranMohammad Reza Aghamirian
Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, Qazvin, Iran
Mycoses 51:155-60. 2008..The frequency of tinea was higher in males and tinea cruris showed a remarkably increasing tendency and was an important public health issue in Qazvin...
- Management of Malassezia-related diseases in the dogA Peano
Dipartimento Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia ed Ecologia, Universita degli Studi di Torino, Italy
Parassitologia 50:85-8. 2008..New perspectives, as the use of natural compounds, immunotherapy and inhibitors of yeast adherence factors, are also discussed...
- What's your assessment? Pityrosporum folliculitisBarbara Bielan
Dermatol Nurs 20:284, 300. 2008
- Update on the genus MalasseziaH R Ashbee
Mycology Reference Centre, Department of Microbiology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
Med Mycol 45:287-303. 2007....
- [Malassezia yeasts and their significance in dermatology]W Hort
Zentrum für Dermatologie und Andrologie, Universitätsklinikum Giessen und Marburg GmbH, Standort Giessen, Gaffkystrasse 14, 35385, Giessen
Hautarzt 57:633-43; quiz 644-5. 2006..The article presents the different Malassezia-associated diseases, their clinical picture, diagnosis and appropriate therapy. In addition the speciation of Malassezia is reviewed...
- [Etiological agents of dermatomycoses isolated in a hospital of Santa Fe City, Argentina]M E Nardin
Sección Microbiología, Laboratorio Central, Hospital Dr J M Cullen, Avenida Freyre 2150 3000 Santa Fe, Argentina
Rev Argent Microbiol 38:25-7. 2006..The aim of this work was to know the etiological agents of dermatomycoses and their clinical presentation...
- A modified Christensen's urea and CLSI broth microdilution method for testing susceptibilities of six Malassezia species to voriconazole, itraconazole, and ketoconazoleS Rincon
Centro De Investigactiones Microbiológicas CIMIC, Universidad de Los Andes, Bogota, Columbia
J Clin Microbiol 44:3429-31. 2006..isolates. Malassezia globosa and M. restricta were the least susceptible species (MICs at which 90% of the isolates tested were inhibited, 1 to >or=8 microg/ml versus 0.25 to 1 microg/ml)...
- MECHANISM OF IL-12 INHIBITION BY CANDIDA ALBICANSMahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2009..Data obtained from these studies will lead to a better understanding of the complex immune response to CA infection and may identify novel prevention/treatment strategies for candidiasis. ..
- Biology and Drug Resistance of Candida BiofilmsMahmoud Ghannoum; Fiscal Year: 2005..albicans biofilms. By studying biofilm model systems and applying this knowledge to the patient population, we will gain a wealth of data about the biology and drug resistance of C. albicans in biofilms. ..
- Retrocyclins: Cyclic mini-defensins that inactivate anthrax toxinsROBERT IRVING contact LEHRER; Fiscal Year: 2010..anthracis spores in mouse models as per the revised Specific Aims. All remaining Aims can be addressed in a two-year time period. PHS ..
- Impact of ileal content on S typhimurium pathogenesisSara Lawhon; Fiscal Year: 2006..The research collaboration between Dr. B[unreadable]umler in the Texas A&M Health Science Center and Dr. Adams in the College of Veterinary Medicine provides a unique opportunity to achieve this career goal. ..
- Biacore 3000 SPR InstrumentRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2004..These include the development of new agents and approaches to prevent and treat infections caused by HIV-1 and other viral pathogens, and fundamental issues related to cell targeting and survival. ..
- GENETIC & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF VIRULENCE IN C NEOFORMANSJohn Perfect; Fiscal Year: 2004..It is our hypothesis that beginning to understand the genetic regulation of C. neoformans during infection through this proposal will be a powerful tool to find targets to interrupt pathogenesis. ..
- Retrocyclin reinforcement of pulmonary defenses against viral aerosolsRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable]..
- ALPHA HELICAL CATHELICIDINS AND HOST DEFENSERobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2003..The experiments will expand our knowledge about these important peptides, and should provide the information needed to develop them as antibiotics for topical bronchopulmonary use in cystic fibrosis. ..
- Theta-defensins Novel HIV-1 Uptake InhibitorsRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2007..Specific Aim 2 will be realized by a combination of microchemical techniques, including surface plasmon resonance, tandem mass spectrometry, and state-of-the-art lectinomic and peptidomic chemistry. ..
- Ultrasensitive FACTT assays for serum biomarkersXiaowei Xu; Fiscal Year: 2008..unreadable] [unreadable] ASSESSMENT: [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and InfectionSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- PEDIATRIC AIDS CLINICAL TRIALS GROUPPatricia Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2006..abstract_text> ..
- FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITISSusan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003..abstract_text> ..
- CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS--A MODEL FOR PATHOGENIC FUNGIJohn Perfect; Fiscal Year: 2003..This program emphasizes a focus on a single pathogen with a basic but broad-spectrum and highly interactive genomic approach to scientific investigations which can be extrapolated to other fungi. ..
- DEFENSINS--ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES OF HUMAN NEUTROPHILSRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2002..The work with murine neutrophils, whose content of endogenous antimicrobial polypeptides differs greatly from those of humans, will provide essential information relevant to the interpretation of murine models of human infection. ..
- ALTRUINS, NATURAL ANTIBIOTICS OF THE MALE GENITAL TRACTRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2001..S. are sexually transmitted. According to CDC estimates, STDs other than AIDS add 10 billion dollars to the nation's annual health care I costs. The proposed studies could lead to novel approaches for STD prophylaxis. ..
- STRUCTURE/FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN TEAR LIPOPHILINRobert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2001..The long-term objectives for this research are to learn how lipophilin contributes to corneal and conjuctival health, and to explore its potential for creating new diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. ..