The use of nutritional tests for the differentiation of dermatophytes.

@article{Philpot1977TheUO,
  title={The use of nutritional tests for the differentiation of dermatophytes.},
  author={Christine M. Philpot},
  journal={Sabouraudia},
  year={1977},
  volume={15 2},
  pages={141-50}
}
One hundred and forty-seven isolates distributed among 22 species of dermatophytes were tested for ability to assimilate 23 carbon sources and 4 nitrogen sources, and to hydrolyse casein, tyrosine, gelatine, starch and urea. Differences were found among species in the rate of growth on 11 of the carbon sources, 2 of the nitrogen sources and the time taken to hydrolyse urea. Based on these findings, a practical scheme allowing differentiation of the 22 species investigated is presented. Since… CONTINUE READING

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