Skin: Epidermophyton floccosum – Shipped January 15, 2018 –
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.