A novel ex vivo skin model to study the susceptibility of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum to photodynamic treatment in different growth phases.

@article{Smijs2007ANE,
  title={A novel ex vivo skin model to study the susceptibility of the dermatophyte Trichophyton rubrum to photodynamic treatment in different growth phases.},
  author={Threes G M Smijs and Joke A. Bouwstra and Hans J. Schuitmaker and Mojgan Talebi and Stan Pavel},
  journal={The Journal of antimicrobial chemotherapy},
  year={2007},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={433-40}
}
BACKGROUND Dermatophytes are fungi that can cause infections of skin, hair and nails because of their ability to feed on keratin. Superficial mycoses are among the most prevalent infectious diseases worldwide. Two important restrictions of current therapeutic options are the recurrence of the infection and prolonged treatment. This is especially true for infections caused by Trichophyton rubrum, a widely distributed dermatophyte. The application of photosensitizers for treatment of fungal… CONTINUE READING
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