Tinea and Dermatophytes

Michael Kolotila x3644 mkolotila at necc.mass.edu
Mon Mar 3 16:46:02 EST 1997


Hi;
  Tinea is name applied to a group of skin, hair, and nail infections
caused by members of the genera Trichophyton, Microsporum, and
Epidermophyton.  Collectively,  these organisms are know as dermatophytes.
Hope that this helps.
  Michael

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On 1 Mar 1997, M. Naikyar wrote:

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> Can someone please explain how to differentiate between Tinea and 
> Dermatophytes?
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> MN
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