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1

Athletes foot is an example of what type of infection

Dermatophyte

2

Dermatophyte is what type of infection?

Fungus

3

Ring worm is an example of what type of infection?

Dermatophyte

4

Jock itch is an example of what type of infection?

Dermatophyte

5

Nail infections are an example of what type of infection?

Dermatophyte

6

Dermatophte infections are caused by what type of fungus?

Variety of fungi

7

How are Dermatophyte infections spread?

by contact with infected surfaces (fomites)

8

Microsporum is an example of what?

Fungi involved in Dermatophyte infections

9

Tinea is an example of what?

Fungi involved in Dermatophyte infections

10

Trichophyton is an example of what?

Fungi involved in Dermatophyte infections

11

Many fungi live in what temperature? What does this mean?

37 degrees Celsius; it infects the extremities

12

What is the treatment for Dermatophyte infections

topical fungicides (azoles)

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What are azoles?

topical fungicides