dermatomycoses

Summary

Summary: Superficial infections of the skin or its appendages by any of various fungi.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi 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
  2. ncbi Pathogenesis of chytridiomycosis, a cause of catastrophic amphibian declines
    Jamie 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
  3. pmc White-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) in bats, Europe
    Gudrun Wibbelt
    Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
    Emerg Infect Dis 16:1237-43. 2010
  4. ncbi Quantitative culture of Malassezia species from different body sites of individuals with or without dermatoses
    A K Gupta
    Department of Medicine, Women s College Hospital, University of Toronto, Canada
    Med Mycol 39:243-51. 2001
  5. ncbi Quantitative PCR detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA from sediments and water
    Julie D Kirshtein
    US Geological Survey, MS 430, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr, Reston, Virginia 20192, USA
    Dis Aquat Organ 77:11-5. 2007
  6. ncbi Superficial cutaneous fungal infections in tropical countries
    Alix J Charles
    The Dermatology Institute at Hinsdale, DuPage Medical Group, Hinsdale, Illinois, USA
    Dermatol Ther 22:550-9. 2009
  7. ncbi A simple PCR-RFLP method for identification and differentiation of 11 Malassezia species
    Hossein 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
  8. pmc Immunology of diseases associated with Malassezia species
    H 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
  9. ncbi Molecular analysis of Malassezia microflora in seborrheic dermatitis patients: comparison with other diseases and healthy subjects
    Mami Tajima
    Department of Dermatology, Tokyo Medical University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Invest Dermatol 128:345-51. 2008
  10. ncbi 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

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  1. ncbi 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...
  2. ncbi Pathogenesis of chytridiomycosis, a cause of catastrophic amphibian declines
    Jamie 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...
  3. pmc White-nose syndrome fungus (Geomyces destructans) in bats, Europe
    Gudrun 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...
  4. ncbi Quantitative culture of Malassezia species from different body sites of individuals with or without dermatoses
    A 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...
  5. ncbi Quantitative PCR detection of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis DNA from sediments and water
    Julie 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...
  6. ncbi Superficial cutaneous fungal infections in tropical countries
    Alix 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...
  7. ncbi A simple PCR-RFLP method for identification and differentiation of 11 Malassezia species
    Hossein 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...
  8. pmc Immunology of diseases associated with Malassezia species
    H 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...
  9. ncbi Molecular analysis of Malassezia microflora in seborrheic dermatitis patients: comparison with other diseases and healthy subjects
    Mami 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...
  10. ncbi 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...
  11. ncbi Guidelines for treatment of onychomycosis
    D 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...
  12. pmc Sequence diversity of the intergenic spacer region of the rRNA gene of Malassezia globosa colonizing the skin of patients with atopic dermatitis and healthy individuals
    Takashi 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...
  13. pmc New yeast species, Malassezia dermatis, isolated from patients with atopic dermatitis
    Takashi 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...
  14. ncbi Prevalence of Malassezia species on various body sites in clinically healthy subjects representing different age groups
    Aditya 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...
  15. ncbi Dermatophytoses in children: study of 137 cases
    N 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)...
  16. ncbi Molecular identification of Malassezia species isolated from dermatitis affections
    M 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 ..
  17. ncbi 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...
  18. ncbi Sensitization to the yeast Malassezia sympodialis is specific for extrinsic and intrinsic atopic eczema
    Barbra 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...
  19. ncbi 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 regions
    K 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)...
  20. ncbi Histopathology confirms white-nose syndrome in bats in Europe
    Jiri 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...
  21. ncbi A new yeast, Malassezia yamatoensis, isolated from a patient with seborrheic dermatitis, and its distribution in patients and healthy subjects
    Takashi 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...
  22. ncbi An emerging disease causes regional population collapse of a common North American bat species
    Winifred 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...
  23. ncbi Clinical presentations and outcomes of Penicillium marneffei infections: a series from 1994 to 2004
    T 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...
  24. ncbi Malassezia, dandruff and seborrhoeic dermatitis: an overview
    R 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
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  25. ncbi Antifungal activity of the essential oil of Thymus vulgaris L. and thymol on experimentally induced dermatomycoses
    M 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...
  26. ncbi [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...
  27. ncbi Analysis of dermatomycoses in Lanzhou district of northwestern China
    Niu 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)...
  28. ncbi Onychomycosis: a proposed revision of the clinical classification
    Roderick 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...
  29. ncbi Distribution of Malassezia species in patients with psoriasis and healthy individuals in Tehran, Iran
    Kamiar 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...
  30. ncbi Skin colonization by Malassezia species in neonates: a prospective study and relationship with neonatal cephalic pustulosis
    Vincent 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...
  31. ncbi In vitro modulation of human keratinocyte pro- and anti-inflammatory cytokine production by the capsule of Malassezia species
    Daniel 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...
  32. ncbi Production of polyclonal antibodies to Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis and their use in an immunoperoxidase test for chytridiomycosis in amphibians
    Lee 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...
  33. ncbi Fungal skin infections in organ transplant recipients
    Annarosa 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
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  34. ncbi Updating corneofungimetry: a bioassay exploring dermatomycoses and antifungal susceptibility
    Gerald E Pierard
    Department of Dermatopathology, University Hospital of Liege, Liege, Belgium
    Mycopathologia 169:27-35. 2010
    Superficial dermatomycoses are frequent conditions in humans and animals. Specific treatment modalities have been designed using a variety of different antifungal compounds...
  35. ncbi Histopathologic criteria to confirm white-nose syndrome in bats
    Carol 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...
  36. ncbi Cutaneous malasseziasis: four case reports of atypical dermatitis and onychomycosis caused by Malassezia
    Ying 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...
  37. ncbi Two specific strains of Histoplasma capsulatum causing mucocutaneous manifestations of histoplasmosis: preliminary analysis of a frequent manifestation of histoplasmosis in southern Brazil
    Luciano 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...
  38. ncbi Historical aspects of dermatomycoses
    Ricardo 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...
  39. ncbi Penicillium marneffei infection in an African man
    Felix 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...
  40. ncbi An overview of topical antifungal therapy in dermatomycoses. A North American perspective
    A 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...
  41. ncbi Emerging disease of amphibians cured by elevated body temperature
    Douglas C Woodhams
    School of Tropical Biology, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4811, Australia
    Dis Aquat Organ 55:65-7. 2003
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  42. pmc Increasing incidence of Geomyces destructans fungus in bats from the Czech Republic and Slovakia
    Natalia 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...
  43. ncbi Atypical cutaneous lesions of Penicillium marneffei infection as a manifestation of the immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome after highly active antiretroviral therapy
    Lahari 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...
  44. ncbi Skin diseases associated with Malassezia species
    Aditya 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...
  45. ncbi Chytridiomycosis in native Arizona frogs
    Gregory 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...
  46. ncbi Penicillium marneffei infection presenting as an immune reconstitution inflammatory syndrome in an HIV patient
    A 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...
  47. ncbi Development of in vitro models for a better understanding of the early pathogenesis of Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis infections in amphibians
    Pascale 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...
  48. ncbi The advantages of topical combination therapy in the treatment of inflammatory dermatomycoses
    Blanka Havlickova
    Global Clinical Development, Intendis GmbH, Berlin, Germany
    Mycoses 51:16-26. 2008
    b>Dermatomycoses are contagious superficial fungal infections, which are highly prevalent in developed and developing countries...
  49. ncbi High rate of Microsporum canis feline and canine dermatophytoses in Northeast Brazil: epidemiological and diagnostic features
    R 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...
  50. ncbi Cutaneous inoculation blastomycosis
    Nathan 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...
  51. ncbi Phaeohyphomycosis of subcutaneous tissue caused by Phaeoacremonium parasiticum
    V 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...
  52. ncbi Phaeohyphomycosis
    K 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...
  53. pmc Molecular analysis of Malassezia microflora on the skin of atopic dermatitis patients and healthy subjects
    T 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...
  54. ncbi Geomyces pannorum as a possible causative agent of dermatomycosis and onychomycosis in two patients
    Hana 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...
  55. ncbi Pathologic findings and liver elements in hibernating bats with white-nose syndrome
    F 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...
  56. ncbi Skin infection due to Geomyces pannorum var. pannorum
    Claudia 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...
  57. ncbi Common skin problems of infancy, childhood, and adolescence
    J 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...
  58. pmc Two cases of subcutaneous infection due to Phaeoacremonium spp
    Josep 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...
  59. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of Lacazia loboi places this previously uncharacterized pathogen within the dimorphic Onygenales
    R 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...
  60. ncbi Lobomycosis in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus) from the Indian River Lagoon, Florida: estimation of prevalence, temporal trends, and spatial distribution
    M 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...
  61. doi Lobomycosis in African patients
    W I Al-Daraji
    Br J Dermatol 159:234-6. 2008
  62. ncbi Saksenaea vasiformis infections: case report and literature review
    William 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...
  63. ncbi Comparison of diagnostic methods in the diagnosis of dermatomycoses and onychomycoses
    V 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...
  64. ncbi Rapid polymerase chain reaction diagnosis of white-nose syndrome in bats
    Jeffrey 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
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  65. ncbi Pathogenesis of dermatophytosis
    Sandy 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...
  66. ncbi Frequency and risk factors of dermatophytosis in students living in rural areas in Eskişehir, Turkey
    Selma 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...
  67. ncbi Epidemiology of dermatomycoses in children living in Northern Greece 1996-2000
    Thalia 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...
  68. ncbi Epidemiology of dermatophytoses in children living in northeast France: a 5-year study
    S 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...
  69. ncbi Prevalence of skin disorders in school children in Ibadan, Nigeria
    A 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...
  70. ncbi Lobomycosis-like disease and other skin conditions in Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphins Tursiops aduncus from the Indian Ocean
    Jeremy 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...
  71. ncbi Comparison of two sampling techniques for the detection of Malassezia pachydermatis on the skin of dogs with chronic dermatitis
    A 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...
  72. ncbi Identification and distribution of a novel Malassezia species yeast on normal equine skin
    A 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...
  73. ncbi Evaluation of serum obtained from atopic dogs with dermatitis attributable to Malassezia pachydermatis for passive transfer of immediate hypersensitivity to that organism
    Daniel O Morris
    Department of Clinical Studies, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia 19104, USA
    Am J Vet Res 64:262-6. 2003
    ....
  74. ncbi A new species, Phialophora europaea, causing superficial infections in humans
    G 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...
  75. ncbi Effect of season and temperature on mortality in amphibians due to chytridiomycosis
    L 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...
  76. ncbi [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...
  77. ncbi A case of bullous tinea pedis with dermatophytid reaction caused by Trichophyton violaceum
    C 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...
  78. ncbi [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...
  79. ncbi Malassezia folliculitis on the scalp of a 12-year-old healthy child
    Derya 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...
  80. ncbi Minimum effective dosage in the treatment of chronic atopic dermatitis with itraconazole
    M 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...
  81. ncbi Inhibition of the growth in vitro of Trichophyton mentagrophytes, Trichophyton erinacei and Microsporum persicolor by miconazole and chlorhexidine
    Natalie 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...
  82. ncbi In vitro activity of novel imidazole antifungal agent NND-502 against Malassezia species
    Katsuhisa 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...
  83. ncbi Clinical diagnosis of common scalp disorders
    Boni 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...
  84. ncbi Comparison of an antifungal agent with a mixture of antifungal, antibiotic and corticosteroid agents for the treatment of Malassezia species otitis in dogs
    E 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...
  85. ncbi Effects of beta-thujaplicin on anti-Malassezia pachydermatis remedy for canine otitis externa
    Yasuyuki 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...
  86. ncbi Comparison of the clinical efficacy of oral terbinafine and ketoconazole combined with cephalexin in the treatment of Malassezia dermatitis in dogs--a pilot study
    Millie 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...
  87. ncbi Invasive zygomycosis with a fatal outcome
    Mohamed Badawy Abdel-Naser
    Department of Dermatology, Ain Shams University Hospital, Cairo, Egypt
    Arch Dermatol 141:1211-3. 2005
  88. ncbi In vitro antifungal activities of Allium cepa, Allium sativum and ketoconazole against some pathogenic yeasts and dermatophytes
    Masoomeh 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...
  89. ncbi Malassezia and psoriasis: Koebner's phenomenon or direct causation?
    T Narang
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 21:1111-2. 2007
  90. ncbi Use of lime sulphur and itraconazole to treat shelter cats naturally infected with Microsporum canis in an annex facility: an open field trial
    Sandra 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...
  91. ncbi [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
  92. ncbi [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
  93. ncbi [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...
  94. ncbi The role of ketoconazole in seborrheic dermatitis
    Marcel 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...
  95. ncbi Dermatophytoses in outpatients attending the Dermatology Center of Avicenna Hospital in Qazvin, Iran
    Mohammad 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...
  96. ncbi Management of Malassezia-related diseases in the dog
    A 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...
  97. ncbi What's your assessment? Pityrosporum folliculitis
    Barbara Bielan
    Dermatol Nurs 20:284, 300. 2008
  98. ncbi Update on the genus Malassezia
    H R Ashbee
    Mycology Reference Centre, Department of Microbiology, Leeds General Infirmary, Leeds, UK
    Med Mycol 45:287-303. 2007
    ....
  99. ncbi [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...
  100. ncbi [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...
  101. pmc A modified Christensen's urea and CLSI broth microdilution method for testing susceptibilities of six Malassezia species to voriconazole, itraconazole, and ketoconazole
    S 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)...

Research Grants19

  1. MECHANISM OF IL-12 INHIBITION BY CANDIDA ALBICANS
    Mahmoud 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. ..
  2. Biology and Drug Resistance of Candida Biofilms
    Mahmoud 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. ..
  3. Retrocyclins: Cyclic mini-defensins that inactivate anthrax toxins
    ROBERT 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 ..
  4. Impact of ileal content on S typhimurium pathogenesis
    Sara 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. ..
  5. Biacore 3000 SPR Instrument
    Robert 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. ..
  6. GENETIC & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY OF VIRULENCE IN C NEOFORMANS
    John 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. ..
  7. Retrocyclin reinforcement of pulmonary defenses against viral aerosols
    Robert Lehrer; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  8. ALPHA HELICAL CATHELICIDINS AND HOST DEFENSE
    Robert 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. ..
  9. Theta-defensins Novel HIV-1 Uptake Inhibitors
    Robert 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. ..
  10. Ultrasensitive FACTT assays for serum biomarkers
    Xiaowei Xu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] ASSESSMENT: [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  11. Evaluating Trichophyton tonsurans Carriage and Infection
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  12. PEDIATRIC AIDS CLINICAL TRIALS GROUP
    Patricia Flynn; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. FUNGAL PROTEIN/GLYCOPROTEIN EXPRESSION IN TINEA CAPITIS
    Susan Abdel Rahman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  14. CRYPTOCOCCUS NEOFORMANS--A MODEL FOR PATHOGENIC FUNGI
    John 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. ..
  15. DEFENSINS--ANTIMICROBIAL PEPTIDES OF HUMAN NEUTROPHILS
    Robert 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. ..
  16. ALTRUINS, NATURAL ANTIBIOTICS OF THE MALE GENITAL TRACT
    Robert 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. ..
  17. STRUCTURE/FUNCTIONS OF HUMAN TEAR LIPOPHILIN
    Robert 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. ..