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Microsporum canis

Synonyms: Microsporum canis f. canis; Microsporum canis var. album; Microsporum canis var. canis; Microsporum canis var. pulverulentum; Sabouraudites canis

Wikipedia Abstract

Microsporum canis is a pathogenic, asexual fungus in the phylum Ascomycota that infects the upper, dead layers of skin on domesticated cats, and occasionally dogs and humans. The species has a world-wide distribution.
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Parasite of 
Felis catus (Domestic Cat)[1]
Homo sapiens (man)[1]



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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