Mycopathologia et mycologia applicata

, Volume 31, Issue 1, pp 33–37 | Cite as

Trichophyton rubrum-like dermatophyte as a causative agent of dermatophytosis in chimpanzees

  • M. Otčenášek
  • J. Dvořák
  • K. Ladzianska


Trichophyton infection in three two-year-old chimpanzees (Pan troglodytesLinné 1766) is reported. The description of cutaneous lesions and detailed mycological characteristic of the causative agent is given. The authors failed in identifying the dermatophyte species definitely, they are, however, of the opinion that the isolate is closely related toTrichophyton rubrum (Castellani)Sabouraud 1911.


Causative Agent Cutaneous Lesion Dermatophytosis Dermatophyte Species Mycological Characteristic 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. Otčenášek
    • 1
  • J. Dvořák
    • 1
  • K. Ladzianska
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Parasitology, Czechoslovak Academy of SciencesPrague and State Veterinary InstituteBratislavaCzechoslovakia

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