Isolation of Dermatophytes and other Keratinophilic Fungi from the Vicinity of Salt Pan Soils of Mumbai, India

  title={Isolation of Dermatophytes and other Keratinophilic Fungi from the Vicinity of Salt Pan Soils of Mumbai, India},
  author={Sunil Kumar Deshmukh},
Soil samples from twenty salt pans and their vicinity around Mumbai and Thanewere screened for the occurrence of keratinophilic fungi and related dermatophytes.Ten species classified in six genera were recovered using horse hair as bait. Theisolated species were reported in the following order of dominance: Chrysosporiumindicum (12.0%), Microsporum gypseum complex (7.2%), C. tropicum (5.6%), C. state of Ctenomyces serratus (4.0%), Trichophyton terrestre (3.2%), Malbranchea aurantiaca (2.4%), C… CONTINUE READING

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