Dermatophytosis - A clinico-mycological profile in patients attending to tertiary healthcare centre- An observational study, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh


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Author Details : Ramanath K , Munesh Kumar Sharma*, Madhurendra Singh Rajput, Navdeep

Volume : 8, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 208-214

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijmr.2021.043



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Abstract

Background: Dermatophytosis disease was found most common disease worldwide which showed a wide prevalence in tropical country as India and it is a wide importance to know their disease etiology and their clinical presentation. Study objective approaches to determine the clinical variation in Dermatophytosis and the species of fungus isolates which responsible for the infection in this area.
Materials and Methods: In our study 1520 specimens were taken from infected skin, hair and nail screened by 10%-20% KOH mount examination and used Sabouraud’s Dextrose Agar (SDA) medium and Sabouraud’s Dextrose Chloramphenicol and Cycloheximide (SCCA) & Dermatophyte Test Medium (DTM) for culture and incubated at 27°C. Further identification done by slide culture method and lactophenol cotton blue mount.
Result: Out of 1520 samples taken, 981(64.54%) were found KOH mount positive for fungal elements and 1076 (70.79%) were found culture positive. (21.64%) was found predominantly among other isolated species. Study was found Tinea corporis (50.39%) as common clinically.
Conclusion: The study was highlighted with Tinea corporis being the commonest infection type with variable fungal agents and out of other fungal isolates was found a most common isolate in various clinical conditions.
 

Keywords: Dermatophytosis, Trichophyton mentagrophyte, Tinea corporis, Fungal elements, KOH Positive, Lactophenol Cotton Blue, Sabrouraud’s Dextrose Agar.


How to cite : Ramanath K, Sharma M K, Rajput M S, Navdeep, Dermatophytosis - A clinico-mycological profile in patients attending to tertiary healthcare centre- An observational study, Dewas, Madhya Pradesh. Indian J Microbiol Res 2021;8(3):208-214


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Article History

Received : 11-05-2021

Accepted : 22-07-2021

Available online : 22-09-2021


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