Genotyping Tinea Capitis Fungi based on Barcoding ITS rDNA Marker
Keywords:Tinea capitis, Genotypes, ITS rDNA.
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.