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The Prevalence of Malassezia Yeasts in Healthy Subjects and Patients with SD in Lorestan, Bakhtiari Nomads
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Introduction: The genus Malassezia yeasts, yeasts are lipophilic Bazydyvmayst as members of the microbial flora of humans and warm-blooded animals often are. Seborrheic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin surface is observed in adult men. The aim of this study was to investigate the prevalence of Malassezia in Lorestan, Bakhtiari nomads.


Materials & methods: sampling techniques chip was taken from dandruff head and behind the ears. Sample of 100 subjects (50 healthy subjects and 50 patients with seborrheic dermatitis) and on the Lymyng - Nvtmn agar was modified crops. Macroscopic and microscopic studies were performed on colonies of Malassezia in pure culture.


Results: In this study of yeast cells to the total sample of patients with seborrheic dermatitis in 27 (54%) patients, and 17 patients (34%) showed growth of yeast colonies. In healthy individuals, the total amount of yeast cells in the samples, 24 (48%) patients and 14 (28%) showed growth of yeast colonies.


Conclusion: The findings showed that Malassezia yeasts in 51% of cases and 31% of the direct examination of the cultures were isolated.

Keywords: Malassezia, SD, Medium Lymyng - Nvtmn agar Amended, Dandruff
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2016/07/19 | Accepted: 2016/07/19 | Published: 2016/07/19
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