Tinea capitis/Tinea barbae is a topic covered in the Johns Hopkins Antibiotic (ABX) Guide.

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PATHOGENS

  • Trichophyton tonsurans
  • Microsporum canis (and other Microsporum spp.)
  • Trichophytin verrucosum (cause of tinea barbae)
  • Trichophyton violaceum (east Africa and south Asia)

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Last updated: September 3, 2016