Module 13: Intro to Dermatophytes

Module Objectives

  1. Memorize the 3 most common dermatophytes in small animals

  2. Memorize which species glow under a Wood’s lamp

  3. Describe which biological form is seen on cytology versus DTM culture

  4. Compare and contrast colony features of dermatophytes versus contaminates

  5. Compare and contrast the microscopic differences between macro and microconidia for M. canisM. gypseum, and Trichophyton

  6. Correctly identify the 3 macroconidia from dermatophytes listed above when applied to a clinical scenario



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