MY1801-2

Skin: Epidermophyton floccosum – Shipped January 15, 2018  –

HISTORY

This challenge was sent as simulated skin scrapings. Laboratories were expected to isolate and identify Epidermophyton floccosum.

MAIN EDUCATIONAL POINTS from MY1801-2

  • E. floccosum is an anthropophilic dermatophyte that is transmitted between individuals by contact, particularly in community swimming pool areas, common showers, and gym facilities.

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