Trichophyton bullosum: a new zoonotic dermatophyte species.

  title={Trichophyton bullosum: a new zoonotic dermatophyte species.},
  author={Emilie Sitterl{\'e} and E Fr{\'e}alle and Françoise Foulet and Odile Cabaret and Genevi{\`e}ve Cremer and Jacques Guillot and Laurence Delha{\`e}s and Françoise Botterel},
  journal={Medical mycology},
  volume={50 3},
We report the first human case of dermatophytosis caused by Trichophyton bullosum in a 21-year-old male who had a skin lesion located on his forearm. The dermatophyte was isolated in culture and further identified by sequence analysis of internal transcripted spacer regions. The species T. bullosum is a zoophilic dermatophyte rarely isolated from the coat… CONTINUE READING