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Wagner Aparecido da Silva ; Marcelo Marques da Silveira ; Rita de Cássia da Silva Machado Neves ; Valéria Dutra ; Valéria Régia Franco Sousa ;Semina: Ciências Agrárias 2016, 37 4

Author: Samara Rosolem Lima

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Semina: Ciências Agrárias ISSN: 1676-546X semina.agrarias@uel.br Universidade Estadual de Londrina Brasil Rosolem Lima, Samara; da Silva, Wagner Aparecido; Marques da Silveira, Marcelo; da Silva Machado Neves, Rita de Cássia; Dutra, Valéria; Franco Sousa, Valéria Régia Isolation of dermatophytes from 50 asymptomatic domestic cats treated at the Federal University of Mato Grosso Veterinary – Hospital in Cuiabá, MT Semina: Ciências Agrárias, vol.
37, núm.
4, julio-agosto, 2016, pp.
2003-2007 Universidade Estadual de Londrina Londrina, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=445749546047 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative DOI: 10.5433-1679-0359.2016v37n4p2003 Isolation of dermatophytes from 50 asymptomatic domestic cats treated at the Federal University of Mato Grosso Veterinary – Hospital in Cuiabá, MT Isolamento de dermatófitos em 50 felinos assintomáticos atendidos no HOVET-UFMT, em Cuiabá Samara Rosolem Lima1*; Wagner Aparecido da Silva2; Marcelo Marques da Silveira3; Rita de Cássia da Silva Machado Neves4; Valéria Dutra5; Valéria Régia Franco Sousa6 Abstract Dermatophytosis, commonly known as ringworm, is a zoonotic disease caused by complex fungi that grow as hyphae and attach to the skin, hair and nails or claws.
About 40 species of fungi of the genera Microsporum spp., Trichophyton spp.
and Epidermophyton spp.
are considered dermatophytes, and Microsporum canis is the genus most commonly isolated from cats.
This study investigated the occurrence of dermatophytes in cats without clinical signs of skin diseases.
The study involved the physical examination of 50 clinically healthy cats and the collection of samples for direct examination and fungal culture at a university ...





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