An Over View of Dermatophytosis in Rabbits

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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 structure derived from it such as hair or nails. Rabbits are one of dermatophytes host; young rabbit below 12 months of age were more frequently affected with the disease. T. mentagrophytes is the most common dermatophytes isolated species. The disease can be diagnosed by direct examination, fungal culture, skin biopsy sero and molecular diagnosis methods. This overview forecast more light of the different aspects of this disease.

Dermatophytosis, rabbit, clinical feature, diagnosis, treatment

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