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Superficial Diseases Caused by Malassezia Species

Medical Mycology

Superficial and Ocular Fungal Infections

  1. Vicente Crespo Erchiga MD PhD Head1,
  2. Eveline Guého PhD Researcher INSERM2

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0139

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Crespo Erchiga, V. and Guého, E. 2010. Superficial Diseases Caused by Malassezia Species. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. 1

    Hospital Reginal Universitario Carlos Haya, Department of Dermatology, Málaga, Spain

  2. 2

    Mycology Unit, Formerly Pasteur Institute, Paris, France

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Characteristics of Malassezia spp.
  • 3
    Ecology of Malassezia spp.
  • 4
    Superficial Diseases Associated with Malassezia spp.
  • 5
    Molecular Methods of Identification

Keywords:

  • superficial diseases caused by Malassezia species;
  • genus Malassezia comprising opportunistic lipophilic yeasts;
  • characteristics of Malassezia spp.;
  • maintenance of Malassezia in collections;
  • ecology of Malassezia spp.;
  • seborrheic dermatitis (SD)-chronic, relapsing skin disorder;
  • confluent and reticulate papillomatosis of Gougerot-Carteaud;
  • neonatal Malassezia pustulosis