Sporothrix schenckii isolated fromdomestic cats with and without sporotrichosis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

@article{Schubach2002SporothrixSI,
  title={Sporothrix schenckii isolated fromdomestic cats with and without sporotrichosis in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil},
  author={T{\^a}nia Maria Valente Pacheco Schubach and Armando de Oliveira Schubach and Rosani Santos dos Reis and Tullia Cuzzi-Maya and T{\^a}nia Cristina Moita Blanco and Dilma Ferreira Monteiro and M{\^o}nica Bastos de Lima Barros and Ricardo Brustein and Rosely Maria Zancop{\'e}-Oliveira and P. Monteiro and Bodo Wanke},
  journal={Mycopathologia},
  year={2002},
  volume={153},
  pages={83-86}
}
A total of 148 cats with a clinical and mycologic diagnosis of sporotrichosis and 84 apparently healthy cats with domiciliary contact with the affected animals were studied. Sporothrix schenckii was isolated from 148 (n = 148; 100%) clinical samples of cutaneous lesion (biopsy, swab or aspiration of purulent secretion), 47(n = 71; 66.2%) nasal cavities, 33 (n = 79; 41.8%) oral cavities, and 15 (n = 38; 39.5%) nails of cats with sporotrichosis. Histopathological examination revealed yeast-like… CONTINUE READING

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