oa South African Medical Journal - Microsporum audouini causing tinea capitis in Black children
|Article Title||Microsporum audouini causing tinea capitis in Black children|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 St Lucy's Hospital, P.O. St Cuthbert's, Tsolo, Transkei|
|Publication Date||Nov 1974|
|Keyword(s)||Black children, Demographic data, Microbiology, Microsporum audouini, Paediatrics and Tinea capitis|
Microsporum audouini was cultivated from 75% of 44 cases of tinea capitis occurring in Tsolo District of the Transkei; this was surprising, since previous reports have indicated the rarity of M. audouini in South Africa.
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