Advances in the identification of Malassezia.

@article{Cafarchia2011AdvancesIT,
  title={Advances in the identification of Malassezia.},
  author={C. Cafarchia and R. Gasser and L. Figueredo and M. S. Latrofa and D. Otranto},
  journal={Molecular and cellular probes},
  year={2011},
  volume={25 1},
  pages={
          1-7
        }
}
  • C. Cafarchia, R. Gasser, +2 authors D. Otranto
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Molecular and cellular probes
  • Members of the genus Malassezia are lypophilic and/or lipid-dependent, unipolar budding yeasts that can become pathogenic under the influence of particular predisposing factors (e.g., changes in the cutaneous microenvironment and/or alterations in host defences). This genus comprises at least 14 species, which have been identified traditionally based on their morphology and biochemical features. However, phenetic characteristics often do not allow the identification or delineation of closely… CONTINUE READING

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