1401-2

Skin: Microsporum cokei – Shipped January 2014

HISTORY

This sample was sent as simulated skin scrapings. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Microsporum cookei.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from 1401-2

  • Microsporum cookei is a geophilic species widely distributed throughout the world. It is reported in dogs and rodents, but rarely in man.

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