Host- and pathogen-dependent susceptibility and predisposition to dermatophytosis.

@article{Gnat2019HostAP,
  title={Host- and pathogen-dependent susceptibility and predisposition to dermatophytosis.},
  author={Sebastian Gnat and Aneta Nowakiewicz and Dominik Łagowski and Przemysław Zięba},
  journal={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2019},
  volume={68 6},
  pages={
          823-836
        }
}
Dermatophytes are a highly specialized group of keratinophilic and keratinolytic filamentous fungi causing a ringworm disease called dermatophytosis or superficial mycoses. Although dermatophyte infections do not threaten the host's life, they lower its quality in humans by causing discomfort related to cosmetic problems and through their epidemiological significance, whereas in farm animals they are responsible for economic losses and constitute a source of the spread of spores. Evidence from… 

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