Mating Type of Microsporum canis Isolated from Cats and Dogs

고양이와 개에서 분리한 Microsporum canis 의 교배형

  • Lee, Hun-jun (Department of Veterinary Medicine, College of Agriculture Chungnam National University) ;
  • Choi, Won-pil (College of Veterinary Medicine, Kyungpook National University)
  • 이헌준 (충남대학교 농과대학 수의학과) ;
  • 최원필 (경북대학교 수의과대학)
  • Received : 1988.01.30
  • Published : 1988.04.30


To elucidate the distribution of mating type of Microsporum canis, originated from animals in Korea, a total of 272 strains of M. canis isolated from dogs and cats were mated with the tester strains of Nannizzia otae. Among 272 strains of M. canis examined, 217 strains(79.8%) were N. otae-, but none of strains showed+mating type. And 55 strains(20.0%) were reacted with neither N. otae+nor N. otae-.