Recovery of dermatophytes in pet grooming tools from veterinary clinics and pet grooming salons


Bagcigil A. F. , Ikiz S., Ozgur N. Y. , Ilgaz A.

JOURNAL OF SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE, vol.51, no.1, pp.39-42, 2010 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 51 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1748-5827.2009.00856.x
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SMALL ANIMAL PRACTICE
  • Page Numbers: pp.39-42

Abstract

OBJECTIVES: Fomites such as brushes and clippers are known to be potential risk factors for the transmission of dermatophytes between pet animals. The aim of this study was to investigate this risk by examining those grooming implements for the presence of any viable dermatophytes.