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What type of organism is trichophyton rubrum?
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Dr. John Ebner
Dermatology
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In brief: Dermatophyte
T. Rubrum is a very common cause of tinea capitis ( scalp fungal infection).
It is in the class of fungus called dermatophytes. Dermatophytes cause athelete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, tinea capitis and several other types of fungal infections of the skin.

In brief: Dermatophyte
T. Rubrum is a very common cause of tinea capitis ( scalp fungal infection).
It is in the class of fungus called dermatophytes. Dermatophytes cause athelete's foot, jock itch, ringworm, tinea capitis and several other types of fungal infections of the skin.
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