An Over View of Dermatophytosis in Camels

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Wisal, G. Abdalla


Dermatophytosis is a fungal infection of the skin caused by dermatophytes-filamentous fungi which have ability to invade the epidermis and keratinized tissues such as hair, skin or nails. Trichophyton verrucosum is the most common dermatophytes species isolated from camel. The disease is characterized by circumscribed crusty hairless lesion, (1-2 cm) distributed over the head, neck, shoulder, limbs and flanks. Dermatophytosis can be diagnosed by direct examination, fungal culture, skin biopsy and molecular diagnosis methods. This review forecast more light of the different aspects of this disease.

Dermatophytosis, camel, clinical feature, diagnosis, treatment

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Abdalla, W. G. (2019). An Over View of Dermatophytosis in Camels. South Asian Journal of Research in Microbiology, 4(3), 1-10.
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