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ID#:15477
Description:This Petri dish culture plate contained an unknown growth medium, upon which grew a single colony of the dermatophytic organism, Microsporm canis, which in this case, had been obtained from a monkey isolate. For the reverse view, or a view from the back, see PHIL 15478. Note the cottony texture exhibited by the surface of this colony, characteristic of M. canis.
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 are included in the genera Epidermophyton and Trichophyton.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Dr. Lucille K. Georg
Creation Date:1970
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Links:CDC - Division of Foodborne, Bacterial, and Mycotic Diseases, National Center for Zoonotic, Vector-Borne, and Enteric Diseases; Dermatophytes: Ringworm
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