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Revista de Saúde Pública

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COSTA, E.O. et al. Human and animal dermatomycosis: outbreaks of Microsporum canis and Microsporum gypseum. Rev. Saúde Pública [online]. 1994, vol.28, n.5, pp. 337-340. ISSN 1518-8787.

Dermatomycosis in domestic animals are important zoonosis in view of the fact that they maintain close contact with human beings. Seven ringworm outbreaks are here described, one of M. gypseum involving a cat and a women and the remainder of M. canis involving 20 human beings (adults, young people and children), 5 dogs, 16 cats and a gibbon-monkey (Hylobates lar).

Keywords : Dermatomycosis [epidemiology]; Microsporum [isolation]; Zoonosis [trasmission].

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