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Description:Caption:
Under a magnification of 475X, this photomicrograph revealed some of the ultrastructural morphology exhibited by the fungus Microsporum canis. Of note, are the large, spindle-shaped macroconidia.
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M. canis, a zoophilic dermatophyte often found in cats and dogs, is a common cause of tinea corporis and tinea capitis in humans. Other dermatophytes included in the genera are Epidermophyton, and Trichophyton.

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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date:1964
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Links:CDC - National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases (NCEZID); Division of Foodborne, Waterborne, and Environmental Diseases (DFWED); Fungal Diseases: Ringworm
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