Develop your knowledge and understanding of dermatophytosis in dogs. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Canine skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of dermatophytosis in dogs:
Cause – infection with Microsporum spp and Trichophyton spp most common. Direct and indirect transmission. Common zoonosis.
Signs – clinical signs depends on degree of host adaptation and immunocompetence.
Diagnosis – clinical signs, Wood’s lamp examination, fungal culture, PCR, microscopy.
Treatment – responds to treatment with antifungal agents.
Prognosis – often self-limiting.
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This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Canis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
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This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.