Zoophilic dermatophytes and their natural hosts in Western Australia.

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Zoophilic dermatophytes were a common source of both human and animal ringworm infections in Western Australia. Microsporum canis was the chief aetiologic agent of infections in kittens and children. Trichophyton mentagrophytes was isolated from domestic pets, farm animals, laboratory animals and wild animals as well as humans. T. verrucosum was a less… (More)

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@article{McAleer1980ZoophilicDA, title={Zoophilic dermatophytes and their natural hosts in Western Australia.}, author={Ralph McAleer}, journal={The Medical journal of Australia}, year={1980}, volume={2 9}, pages={506-8} }