Dermatophytoses in Split and Dalmatia, Croatia, 1996-2002
Babić-Erceg, A.; Barisić, Z.; Erceg, M.; Babić, A.; Borzić, E.; Zoranić, V.; Kaliterna, V.
Mycoses 47(7): 297-299
ISSN/ISBN: 0933-7407 PMID: 15310333 DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0507.2004.00992.x
The aim of the study was to investigate the epidemiology of dermatophyte infections in Split and Dalmatia County, Croatia, between 1996 and 2002. Of 5792 samples 1318 (23.8%) were positive. Tinea corporis and tinea cruris were the most common types of dermatophytoses. Microsporum canis (36.5%), Trichophyton mentagrophytes (24.8%), and T. rubrum (21.5%) were the main etiologic factors.