T. mentagrophytes from apparently healthy guinea pigs.

  title={T. mentagrophytes from apparently healthy guinea pigs.},
  author={C Aurelio Fuentes and Raquel Aboulafia},
  journal={A.M.A. archives of dermatology},
  volume={71 4},
The dermatophyte Trichophyton mentagrophytes has been known for a long time to be an etiologic agent of tinea in man and animals. It is commonly found in ringworm infections of man and a great variety of domestic and captive animals such as horses, 1 chinchillas, 2 dogs, 3 cats, 4 calves, 5 and monkeys, 6 as well as many wild animals such as foxes, 7 muskrats, 8 squirrels, 9 etc. The occurrence of T. mentagrophytes infections among the rodents commonly used as laboratory animals (mice, guinea… CONTINUE READING

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