Develop your knowledge and understanding of dermatophytosis in horses. This is a one-part course that can also be taken as part of the Equine skin conditions course bundle.
This module looks at diagnosis, treatment, prevention and outcomes of dermatophytosis in horses, including:
Cause – Trichophyton equinum.
Signs – scaling, crusting and hair loss.
Diagnosis – signs, confirmed by examination of hair pluckings or biopsy and culture.
Treatment – self-limiting, topical and/or systemic treatment may be used to limit time course and severity of disease.
Prognosis – spontaneous remission unless concurrent immunodeficiency, or re-infection occurs.
Support and Resources
This online module includes an e-Book with content from Vetstream's Vetlexicon Equis followed by a quiz leading to a personalized certificate. Written by some of the world's leading veterinarians, ensuring accuracy and depth of content.
This course was written and peer reviewed by:
This module is worth approximately 30 minutes of CPD.