Genotyping Tinea Capitis Fungi and Evaluate the Antifungal Activity of Plant Extract in Vitro

Authors

  • Hiba Jabur Sallal1 , Zaidan Khlaif Imran2

Keywords:

Genotyping, Tinea capitis, Dermatophytes, Antifungal activity, Plant extract

Abstract

Tinea capitis is a prevalent superficial fungal infection seen in developing nations predominantly in child, the

aim of this study included isolating and identification of Tinea capitis fungi isolated from clinical samples

who attenuate the outpatient clinics and other samples were collected from soils of barber shops, homes and

mosques in Babylon / Hilla Province. 120 hairs, scales and soil were 80 clinical samples (hairs and scales),

30 soil samples, and 10 hair samples as control group. The results showed that: numbers of dermatophytes

fungi were identified based on microscopic and Molecular criteria. T. mentagrophytes, T. tonsurans, M.

audounii, M. canis. Also non dermatophytes fungus was Chaetomium globosum. Also three yeast species

were identified: Candida albicans, Candida parapsilosis, Malassezia spp. based on molecular assays.

The antimicrobial activity of plant extract antifungal shown, Capparis spinosa plant has highly antifungal

activity shown inhibition on dermatophytes, followed by Furcraea foetida shown inhibition compare with

activity of Fluconazole in vitro

Author Biography

Hiba Jabur Sallal1 , Zaidan Khlaif Imran2

1 M.Sc. 2 Prof. Dr. Biology Department, College of Science for Women, University of Babylon, Babylon Province,

Hilla, Iraq

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Hiba Jabur Sallal1 , Zaidan Khlaif Imran2. (2020). Genotyping Tinea Capitis Fungi and Evaluate the Antifungal Activity of Plant Extract in Vitro. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1501-1507. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10620