9. TRICHOPHYTONEAE

(GYMNOASCACEAE IMPERFECTAE)

Achorion schoenleini (Lebert) Remak

Spencer Lister (1930) 48 ; Pirie (1940) 46 ; Cluver (1941) 49.

on Man : isolated on numerous occasions from cases of favus, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

Ectotrichophyton mentagrophytes (Robin) Castellani & Chalmers

Trichophyton mentagrophytes Gedoelst.

on Man : isolated from several cases of ringworm on body and face, and from cases of athlete's foot, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

Endodermophyton africanum Dodge

Dodge (1936) 490.

Endodermophyton sp., Pijper (1918) 45-47.

on Man : isolated from scales on body, a form of " tinea imbricata ", South Africa, Pijper.

Epidermophyton floccosum (Harz) Langeron & Milochevitch

on Man : isolated from several cases of athlete's foot and from skin lesions, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

Epidermophyton interdigitale (Priestley) McCarthy

Shapiro (1941) 877.

on Man : causing " athlete's foot ", one of the commonest minor ailments in the army ; observed in Transvaal military hospitals, Shapiro.

Epidermophyton purpureum (Bang) Dodge

Trichophyton purpureum Bang.

on Man : ? isolated from a case of “athlete's foot ", Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

Epidermophyton rubrum Castellani

Spencer Lister (1930) 49, (1932) 33, (1933) 42, and following years ; Pirie (1910) 46 ; Ferreira (1942) 47.

on Man : isolated from several cases of " athlete's foot '' and from skin lesions, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie ; from two cases of dermatitis, one showing ring and disk-like patches about the face, neck, body and limbs, the other affecting fingers, including nails ; from several cases of " ringworm " ; from a case of “eczema marginatum”, Moçambique, Ferreira.

Favotrichophyton violaceum (Sabouraud) Dodge

Trichophyton violaceum Sabouraud.

on Man : isolated from a case of " ringworm " of scalp, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

Megatrichophyton roseum (Bodin) Dodge

Trichophyton roseum Sabouraud.

on Man: isolated from two cases of onychomycosis and from one case of "athlete's foot," Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.

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Microsporum audouini Gruby

Spencer Lister (1930) 48, (1931) 48, (1932) 32, (1933) 42.

on Man : the most common cause of ringworm, Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie ; found in numerous cases of ringworm recorded in the reports of the South African Institute for Medical Research.

Trichophyton sulfureum Sabouraud

on Man ; isolated from two cases of rash on groin and from one case of " athlete's foot ", Johannesburg, H. I. Lurie.