Management of a Trichophyton tonsurans outbreak in a day-care center.

  title={Management of a Trichophyton tonsurans outbreak in a day-care center.},
  author={Robert M Gray and C Champagne and David J Waghorn and Eugene Mun Wai Ong and Sophie A Grabczynska and Jill A. Morris},
  journal={Pediatric dermatology},
  volume={32 1},
Trichophyton tonsurans is the leading cause of tinea capitis in the United Kingdom (UK) as well as causing tinea corporis. This organism has been linked to several outbreaks in the UK and abroad, and such outbreaks may be prolonged since T. tonsurans can be difficult to control. There remains an incomplete consensus in the literature on the optimal management of such outbreaks of this infection. Following notification that a child with T. tonsurans was identified at a day-care center in the UK… CONTINUE READING
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