Distribution of Malassezia species in pityriasis versicolor and seborrhoeic dermatitis in Greece. Typing of the major pityriasis versicolor isolate M. globosa.

@article{Gaitanis2006DistributionOM,
  title={Distribution of Malassezia species in pityriasis versicolor and seborrhoeic dermatitis in Greece. Typing of the major pityriasis versicolor isolate M. globosa.},
  author={Georgios Gaitanis and Aristea Velegraki and Evangelos Alexopoulos and Vasiliki Chasapi and Alexandra Tsigonia and Andreas D Katsambas},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2006},
  volume={154 5},
  pages={854-9}
}
BACKGROUND The expansion of the genus Malassezia has generated interest in the epidemiological investigation of the distribution of new species in a range of dermatoses, on which variable results have been reported from different geographical regions. No data are thus far available from South-east Europe (Greece). OBJECTIVES To study the distribution of Malassezia species in pityriasis versicolor (PV) and seborrhoeic dermatitis (SD) and to investigate whether polymorphisms in the internal… CONTINUE READING