A case of primary cutaneous zygomycosis caused by Mucor circinelloides is described. Histopathology showed typical hyphae along with chlamydospores. The isolate was identified by molecular and phenotypic methods. The utility of sequence analysis of the internal transcribed spacer region is highlighted; however, further studies are needed to assess species genetic heterogeneity.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of clinical microbiology|
|State||Published - Feb 2007|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Microbiology (medical)