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Microsporum MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Microsporum
Tree Number(s)
B01.300.381.560
Unique ID
D008864
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008864
Annotation
do not confuse with the phylum MICROSPORIDIA, the class MICROSPOREA, nor with the order MICROSPORIDA; infection: coordinate IM with DERMATOMYCOSES (IM) or specific (IM); do not confuse with MICROSPORIDIOSIS
Scope Note
A mitosporic Oxygenales fungal genus causing various diseases of the skin and hair. The species Microsporum canis produces TINEA CAPITIS and tinea corporis, which usually are acquired from domestic cats and dogs. Teleomorphs includes Arthroderma (Nannizzia). (Alexopoulos et al., Introductory Mycology, 4th edition, p305)
Entry Term(s)
Microsporon
Registry Number
txid34392
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/08/13
Microsporum Preferred
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