Occurrence of Malassezia species in healthy and dermatologically diseased dogs

  title={Occurrence of Malassezia species in healthy and dermatologically diseased dogs},
  author={Simona Nardoni and Francesca Mancianti and Michele Corazza and Antonello Rum},
The presence of Malassezia spp. yeasts was investigated in dermatological specimens of 224 dogs, 164 dermatologically diseased and 60 normal dogs. Subjects included in the study were of different breed, age, sex and habitat. Malassezia spp. positive cultures were obtained in 142 (63.4%) specimens: 67.6% from dermatologically diseased subjects and 51.6% from healthy dogs. Malassezia pachydermatis, either as a pure culture or in association with lipid-dependent species, was identified in 138 (97… CONTINUE READING

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