1204-1

Hair: Trichosporon speciesShipped April 2012

HISTORY

This sample was sent as a simulated hair sample. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Trichosporon species.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from 1204-1

  • T. inkin is most commonly associated with the superficial condition known as white piedra, which is characterized by the presence of irregular nodules on the affected hair.

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