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Background: qPCR is used to test for dermatophytosis. Objectives: To determine the clinical usefulness of a commercial qPCR for confirming dermatophytosis in lesional cats, and the clinical usefulness of the qPCR Microsporum spp. and/or M. canis assay for confirming mycological cure. Animals: Fifty ...

Author(s)
Moriello, K. A.; Leutenegger, C. M.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Dermatology, 2018, 29, 1, pp 66-e26
Abstract

Objectives: The aims of this descriptive study were to identify risk factors for feline Microsporum canis infection at shelter intake, to describe screening test accuracy, and to refine confirmatory testing time frames. Methods: Database records for the general feline population and intake data,...

Author(s)
DeTar, L. G.; Dubrovsky, V.; Scarlett, J. M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2019, 21, 12, pp 1198-1205
Abstract

In a 2012-2014 epidemiological study of feline and canine dermatophytoses in Japan, we investigated the prevalence of fungi among 296 cats and 170 dogs treated at a veterinary clinic and 51 cats and dogs at an animal shelter at Fukui City in Japan. Microsporum canis was isolated from only one cat...

Author(s)
Yamada, S.; Anzawa, K.; Mochizuki, T.
Publisher
Japanese Society for Medical Mycology, Bunkyo-ku, Japan
Citation
Medical Mycology Journal, 2019, 60, 2, pp 39-44
AbstractFull Text

The aim of this study was to standardize a Polymerase Chain Reaction protocol (PCR) for the detection of Microsporum canis in fur and/or crusts of dogs and cats. 48 samples previously identified by culture were selected. Of these, 23 were positive for dermatophytes in culture. PCR was standardized...

Author(s)
Leal, C. A. S.; Silva, G. G.; Silva, G. M.; Silva, L. B. G.; Pinheiro Júnior, J. W.; Mota, R. A.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 4, pp 1143-1148
Abstract

Objectives: The goal of this study was to determine how frequently Microsporum canis was isolated after 1, 2 and 3 weeks of incubation on dermatophyte culture medium either from untreated cats or cats during treatment. Methods: This was an observational retrospective study. Toothbrush fungal...

Author(s)
Stuntebeck, R.; Moriello, K. A.; Verbrugge, M.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 10, pp 997-1000
Abstract

Objectives: The objective of this study was to evaluate itraconazole 10 mg/ml oral solution for the treatment of Microsporum canis infection using an alternating-week pulse therapy regimen in a controlled laboratory setting. Methods: Eighty cats with experimentally induced infections were randomly...

Author(s)
Puls, C.; Johnson, A.; Young, K.; Hare, J.; Rosenkrans, K.; Young, L.; Moriello, K.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 10, pp 869-874
Abstract

Tinea corporis caused by Microsporum canis is usually associated with exposure to animals, but outbreaks with anthropophilic transmission were described. A large outbreak in a military base was investigated. We investigated the outbreak's source and risk factors for infection in order to contain...

Author(s)
Brosh-Nissimov, T.; Ben-Ami, R.; Astman, N.; Malin, A.; Baruch, Y.; Galor, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Mycoses, 2018, 61, 7, pp 472-476
Abstract

Objectives: Fungal culture requires at least 14 days for a final result, compared with 1-3 days for PCR. The study compared a commercial real-time dermatophyte PCR panel with fungal culture in cats in a shelter setting for: (1) diagnosis of Microsporum canis infection; and (2) determination of...

Author(s)
Jacobson, L. S.; McIntyre, L.; Mykusz, J.
Publisher
Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, USA
Citation
Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery, 2018, 20, 2, pp 103-107
AbstractFull Text

The present research was aimed to determine the prevalence of dermatophytes isolated from symptomatic dogs and cats, within a 15-year-period, in the city of Istanbul, Turkey. Dermatological specimens were collected from 1504 dogs and 846 cats, which were presented clinical signs of ringworm. Direct ...

Author(s)
Sığırcı, B. D.; Metıner, K.; Çelık, B.; Kahraman, B. B.; İkİz, S.; Bağcıgıl, A. F.; Özgür, N. Y.; Ak, S.
Publisher
Afyon Kocatepe University Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Afyonkarahisar, Turkey
Citation
Kocatepe Veterinary Journal, 2019, 12, 2, pp 116-121
Abstract

This study aimed to diagnose fungal and parasitic dermatopathies, describing its casuistry in dogs and cats at the Veterinary Hospital (VH) of the Instituto Federal da Paraíba (IFPB), Sousa, Paraíba. The study was carried out at the Laboratory of Immunology and Infectious Diseases (LIID) and at the ...

Author(s)
Valencio, B. A.; Vilela, V. L. R.; Feitosa, T. F.; Sales, I. C.; Silva, S. S.; Araújo, A. L.
Publisher
Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias, Câmpus de Jaboticabal, UNESP, Jaboticabal, Brazil
Citation
Ars Veterinaria, 2018, 34, 2, pp 77-82

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