Mycopathologia

, Volume 93, Issue 1, pp 61–63 | Cite as

Antifungal activity of some mediterranean algae

  • Ma A. Calvo
  • F. J. Cabañes
  • L. Abarca
Article

Summary

The antifungal activity of 15 mediterranean algae species on some dermatophyte strains (Epidermophyton floccosum, Microsporum canis, M. gypseum and Trichophyton mentagrophytes) and pathogenic yeasts (Candida albicans, C. guillermondii, C. krusei, C. tropicalis and Torulopsis glabrata) has been tested following a modification of Aubert's technique.

Among the algae species studied, Falkenbergia rufolanosa is the most active in front of all the fungi tested.

Keywords

Antifungal activity algae dermatophytes pathogenic yeasts 

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© Martinus Nijhoff/Dr W. Junk Publishers 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ma A. Calvo
    • 1
  • F. J. Cabañes
    • 1
  • L. Abarca
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, Faculty of VeterinaryU.A.B. BellaterraBarcelonaSpain

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