Proceedings of 2nd International Multi-Disciplinary Conference Theme: Integrated Sciences and Technologies, IMDC-IST 2021, 7-9 September 2021, Sakarya, Turkey

Research Article

Isolation and Identification of Dermatophytesis and Fungal Factors Samples from Infected Patients in Basra – Iraq

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.7-9-2021.2314919,
        author={Ahmed Hamid  Dawood Alatbee and Entiha abdulzahra abdulkareem and Shafeeqa Abdusayed Obaid},
        title={Isolation and Identification of Dermatophytesis and Fungal Factors Samples from Infected Patients in Basra -- Iraq},
        proceedings={Proceedings of 2nd International Multi-Disciplinary Conference Theme: Integrated Sciences and Technologies, IMDC-IST 2021, 7-9 September 2021, Sakarya, Turkey},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={IMDC-IST},
        year={2022},
        month={1},
        keywords={microsporum dermatophytes candidia spp tenia infection trichophyton spp},
        doi={10.4108/eai.7-9-2021.2314919}
    }
    
  • Ahmed Hamid Dawood Alatbee
    Entiha abdulzahra abdulkareem
    Shafeeqa Abdusayed Obaid
    Year: 2022
    Isolation and Identification of Dermatophytesis and Fungal Factors Samples from Infected Patients in Basra – Iraq
    IMDC-IST
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.7-9-2021.2314919
Ahmed Hamid Dawood Alatbee1,*, Entiha abdulzahra abdulkareem1, Shafeeqa Abdusayed Obaid1
  • 1: Southern Technical University, Technical Institute of Basra Department of Anesthesia and Medical Laboratories Techniques, - Iraq
*Contact email: ahmed.dawood@stu.edu.iq

Abstract

Fifty samples were collected from patients who showed symptoms of Fungal infection in private clinics and government hospitals. After examining, samples found 20 patients with fungal skin. The study showed an increase in dermatophytosis at an earlier age, as well as increased rates of infection in more rural areas compared to downtown. Where the study confirmed a higher rate of Tinea infections was Tenia corperis 50% followed by after that Tenia pedis 25% while the lowest rate of infection tinea capitis 15%. While two infections appeared by pityrs Versicolor is.