VETINDEX

Periódicos Brasileiros em Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia

Ultrastructural study of the mycelial phase of clinical isolates of Sporothrix schenckii obtained from feline, canine and human cases of sporotrichosis

Martins Madrid, IsabelSouza Mattei, AntonellaPereira Soares, Maurode Oliveira Nobre, MárciaCarlos Araújo Meireles, Mário

Using transmission electron microscopy, we studied the presence of melanin and cell wall thickness of clinical isolates of Sporothrix schenckii obtained from cats, dogs and humans as compared to reference strains. We detected differences regarding presence of the melanin among the clinical isolates of S. schenckii and a correlation between presence of melanin and cell wall thickness.

Texto completo