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Title Dermatophytes and dermatophytoses / Jean-Philippe Bouchara, Pietro Nenoff, Aditya K. Gupta, Vishnu Chaturvedi, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2021]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (chiefly color)
Contents Current taxonomy of dermatophytes: Introduction to dermatophytes -- Clinical aspects: Dermatophytes and dermatophytic fungi worldwide -- Onychomycosis in the 21st Century- An update on epidemiology and diagnosis -- Invasive dermatophytosis: clinical presentations, diagnosis, and treatment -- Unusual dermatophytosis and emerging dermatophyte species -- Non-dermatophyte dermatoses mimicking dermatophytoses in animals -- Pathogenesis of dermatophytosis: Experimental models of dermatophytosis -- Transcriptomic studies of host-dermatophyte interactions -- Genetic predictors of susceptibility to dermatophytes -- Epidemiology of dermatophytes and dermatophytosis -- The Trichophyton rubrum complex -- Microsporumferrugineum- the renaissance of a forgotten dermatophyte -- Trichophyton mentagrophytes ITS genotypes VII in Germany -- Trends in epidemiology of dermatophytosis in Iran -- Onychomycosis in adults: a clinical perspective from Mexico -- Tinea capitis in school children: current status -- Biological diagnosis and treatment of dermatophytosis: The potential of molecular diagnosis in the routine dermatology -- Laboratory diagnosis of dermatophytosis -- MALDI-TOF-based identification of dermatophytes -- Antifungal susceptibility testing of dermatophytes -- Terbinafine and itraconazole resistance in dermatophytes -- New antifungal agents and new formulations against dermatophytes -- Are natural products an alternative therapy for dermatophytes?
Summary This book provides a comprehensive overview on the most recent knowledge in dermatophytic infection biology. Topics covered range from taxonomy, biology and genetics of most common skin disease causing fungi over immunology of dermatophytosis to diagnosis and treatment approaches. Furthermore epidemiology of skin diseases caused by pathogenic fungi is discussed. The book is aimed at researchers and advanced students in infection biology, microbiology and dermatology
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed June 22, 2021)
Subject Dermatophytes.
Form Electronic book
Author Bouchara, Jean-Philippe, editor
Nenoff, Pietro, editor
Gupta, Aditya K., editor
Chaturvedi, Vishnu, editor
ISBN 9783030674212