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On the occurrence of Microsporum persicolor in Montreal, Canada.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  714147     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of Microsporum persicolor skin infection in a casual employee of a veterinary clinic in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is reported. A survey of 80 wild rodents in the Montreal area resulted in the isolation of M. persicolor from two voles (Clethrionomys gapperi) and one deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus). One of the voles, heavily infested with parasites including ticks, had obvious lesions on the nose. This is the first report of M. persicolor in rodents in North America.
M P English; L Kapica; J Maciejewska
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Mycopathologia     Volume:  64     ISSN:  0301-486X     ISO Abbreviation:  Mycopathologia     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-24     Completed Date:  1979-01-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505689     Medline TA:  Mycopathologia     Country:  NETHERLANDS    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  35-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Animals, Wild
Dermatomycoses / diagnosis*
Diagnosis, Differential
Disease Reservoirs
Facial Dermatoses / diagnosis*
Microsporum / isolation & purification*
Rodentia / microbiology*
Skin / microbiology

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