First case of Microsporum ferrugineum from Iran.Mycopathologia 2006; 161(5):337-9M
This is a first case of Microsporum ferrugineum from Iranian patient. A 42 year old man was examined for tinea faciei infection. Direct KOH preparations from skin scraping revealed hyaline septate branching mycelium. Cultures of skin scrapings yielded M. ferrugineum after three weeks. Isolate was identified based on colony morphology on Sabouraud's dextrose agar medium (S), microscopic morphology of slide culture, and biochemical reactions.