Morphological and physiological studies of isolates of Hendersonula toruloidea Nattrass cultured from human skin and nail samples.

  • Melanie Moore
  • Published 1988 in
    Journal of medical and veterinary mycology : bi…


Primary isolates from 128 cases of superficial Hendersonula toruloidea infection were invariably of the hyphomycete Scytalidium synanamorph of the fungus, characterized by the formation of dematiaceous fission arthroconidia. Three distinct colonial forms were recognized which were stable on repeated sub-culture. The growth rates of four isolates of each… (More)


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