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What is the trichophyton rubrum, and where is it found on the body?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree

In brief: Fungus/ nowhere

This is the name of a fungus known to cause ringworm (tinea).
It can be found on animals, in the dirt or occasionally on humans. It is not a normal part of the human system/background germs.

In brief: Fungus/ nowhere

This is the name of a fungus known to cause ringworm (tinea).
It can be found on animals, in the dirt or occasionally on humans. It is not a normal part of the human system/background germs.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Trichophyton

Trichophyton rubrum, among other dermatophytes, is a major causative agent for superficial dermatomycoses like onychomycosis and tinea pedis and is known to account for as many as 69.
5% of all dermatophyte infections .Common therapeutic strategies based on the use of terbinafine and Griseofulvin are generally considered effective (terbinafine is very widely used, both orally and topically).

In brief: Trichophyton

Trichophyton rubrum, among other dermatophytes, is a major causative agent for superficial dermatomycoses like onychomycosis and tinea pedis and is known to account for as many as 69.
5% of all dermatophyte infections .Common therapeutic strategies based on the use of terbinafine and Griseofulvin are generally considered effective (terbinafine is very widely used, both orally and topically).
Dr. Michael Fisher
Dr. Michael Fisher
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