Objetive: To identify the etiologic agents and determine the contribution of the culture in the diagnosis of dermatophytosis. The study: Diagnosis of dermatophytosis using direct examination and culture. Findings: Of the 50 isolates, 60% and 22% were from Trichophyton rubrum and Microsporum canis, while the sensitivity and specificity of the culture was 82.6% and 92.5%. Conclusion: The culture showed to be less sensitive and more specific with respect to the direct examination, with the advantage of isolating the causative agent causing dermatophytosis..
|Translated title of the contribution||Etiology and contribution of cultures in the diagnosis of dermatophytosis|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Revista del Cuerpo Medico Hospital Nacional Almanzor Aguinaga Asenjo|
|State||Published - 2019|
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