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Abstract

is the most common species isolated from canine and feline dermatophytosis in the world. However, this study reports a rare case of canine dermatophytosis caused by the anthropophilic dermatophyte in the city of Fortaleza, Ceará, Brazil. The fungal characterization was performed by classical mycological examination and by genotypical analysis using the restriction enzymes S3A, I, I and RI. The phenotypical characteristics were compatible with . The results obtained in the genotypical analysis were similar to the digestion pattern of the ITS sequences for strains. In addition, an antifungal susceptibility test was performed with griseofulvin, ketoconazole and itraconazole. The MICs were 0.5 μg ml for griseofulvin, 0.25 μg ml for ketoconazole and 1 μg ml for itraconazole. This study emphasizes the adaptability of anthropophilic fungi such as to animal conditions.

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