Virology & Mycology

Virology & Mycology
Open Access

ISSN: 2161-0517


Al-Bader SM

Al-Bader SM
College of Science, Knowledge University,

  • Research Article
    The Hygienic Importance of Fungi Colonizing the Sheep Wool in Erbil/Iraq
    Author(s): Al-Bader SMAl-Bader SM

    Aims: The study was conducted to identify a non-dermatophytic fungi associated with wool hairs in Erbil city. The common and dominate fungal genera were recorded, as well as the hygienic importance of all isolates were reviewed. Materials and Methods: Wool samples were collected during February 2017. Pieces of wool hair were cultured on Sabouraud's dextrose agar. Cultured plates were incubated in room temperature. The growing fungi were counted and were identified microscopically. The occurrence % (O%), and the frequency of occurrence % (FQ%) for the identified genera were calculated. Results: A 22 fungal isolates belong to 16 genera beside one isolate of Actinomycetes were recognized. The Hyphomycetes represented in (10 genera 62.5%), they were (Alternaria, Aspergillus (5 sp), Scytelidium, Chrysos.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2161-0517.1000177

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