Marília Dutra Girão

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OBJECTIVE The ocular microflora in dogs has not been established in north-east Brazil. Thus, the main aim of this research was to determine the bacterial microorganisms in the conjunctival sac of clinically normal dogs and dogs with ulcerative keratitis in Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. ANIMALS STUDIED This study included 60 healthy dogs, 15 dogs with(More)
To investigate the role of Malassezia pachydermatis as a pathogenic agent in canine otitis, a comparative analysis of isolates from normal and diseased external ear canals in dogs was undertaken. Specimens were collected from the ears of dogs with unilateral or bilateral otitis and from healthy dogs. Mycological analysis was by direct microscopy and fungal(More)
The maintenance of Malassezia pachydermatis in fungal collections is very important for retrospective and prospective studies. The aim of this study was to evaluate the behavior of Malassezia pachydermatis in different storage methods. After the identification process, M. pachydermatis strains were stored for six and nine months, in saline and saline plus(More)
Malassezia pachydermatis is usually associated with otitis and dermatitis in dogs but it can also cause diseases in other species, including humans. In a human neonatal intensive care unit, M. pachydermatis was isolated from an infant's ocular discharge. Therefore, the aim of this study was to ascertain the presence of Malassezia spp. and its possible(More)
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