Genotyping Tinea Capitis Fungi based on Barcoding ITS rDNA Marker

Authors

  • Falih Hasan Mohammad Alkhafaji1 , Hiba Jabur Sallal2, Zaidan Khlaif Imran2

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1570

Keywords:

Tinea capitis, Genotypes, ITS rDNA.

Abstract

The study included isolating and diagnosing of Tinea capitis fungi isolated from clinical samples who are

visited the outpatient clinics in Babylon / Hilla province. 50 samples were collected 40 clinical samples

(hairs and scales), and 10 hair samples as control group. The results showed that: numbers of dermatophytes

fungi were identified based on microscopic and Molecular criteria. T. mentagrophytes, T. tonsurans, M.

audounii, M. canis. . Also two yeast species were identified: Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis.

Author Biography

Falih Hasan Mohammad Alkhafaji1 , Hiba Jabur Sallal2, Zaidan Khlaif Imran2

1 Arabic Board Certificate in Dermatology and Venereology, Ministry of Health, Babylon Health Directorate,

AL-Sadiq Teaching Hospital, Hilla, Iraq, 2 Biology department, All women college of Science, University of

Babylon,Babylon province, Hilla, Iraq

Published

2020-07-24

How to Cite

Falih Hasan Mohammad Alkhafaji1 , Hiba Jabur Sallal2, Zaidan Khlaif Imran2. (2020). Genotyping Tinea Capitis Fungi based on Barcoding ITS rDNA Marker. Medico Legal Update, 20(3), 1243-1247. https://doi.org/10.37506/mlu.v20i3.1570

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