ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Abdul Husseine S. Al- Janabi, Ali

Perfect media for isolation of fungi from patients with Dermatophytosis

Ali Abdul Husseine S. Al- Janabi

journal of kerbala university, Volume 13, Issue 0, Pages 18-21

Three types of ordinary media were tested in order to assess perfect one for isolation of dermatophytes from patients with dermatophytosis disease .
Tinea pedis was preferred to give a positive growth on all three tested media , whereas Tinea corporis was favorable to grow on the PDA and Tinea cruris on SDA .
SDA and PDA were appeared as successful media for specimen culturing , in contrast with CDA and Candida albicanis was the best fungi species grown on these media , followed by T. mentagrophytes .