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Sporotrichosis

Medical Mycology

Subcutaneous Mycoses

  1. Roberto Arenas MD Professor of Dermatology and Medical Mycology, Hospital General ‘Dr. Manuel Gea González’

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0146

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Arenas, R. 2010. Sporotrichosis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Mexico, México D.F.

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    History
  • 3
    Ecology and Epidemiology
  • 4
    Mycology
  • 5
    Identification
  • 6
    Clinical Presentations of Sporotrichosis
  • 7
    Histopathology
  • 8
    Immunology and Serology
  • 9
    Laboratory Diagnosis
  • 10
    Molecular Biology
  • 11
    Treatment
  • 12
    Acknowledgments

Keywords:

  • sporotrichosis;
  • sporotrichosis, disease by single dimorphic fungal species, Sporothrix schenckii;
  • children, comprising significant portion of sporotrichosis patients;
  • mycology;
  • mitochondrial DNA typing by restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) analysis;
  • UV exposure of Sporothrix strains-high frequency morphological variants;
  • clinical presentations of sporotrichosis;
  • random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis polymerase chain reaction (PCR)