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Descriptor English: Malassezia
Descriptor Spanish: Malassezia
Descriptor Portuguese: Malassezia
Descriptor French: Malassezia
Entry term(s): Malassezia furfur
Malassezia furfurs
Malassezias
Pityrosporum
Pityrosporum orbiculare
Pityrosporum orbiculares
Pityrosporum ovale
Pityrosporums
Saccharomyces ovalis
furfur, Malassezia
orbiculares, Pityrosporum
Tree number(s): B01.300.179.111
B01.300.381.522
B01.300.930.574
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008290
Scope note: A mitosporic fungal genus that causes a variety of skin disorders. Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare) causes TINEA VERSICOLOR.
Annotation: infection: coordinate with DERMATOMYCOSES or TINEA VERSICOLOR
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Related: Dermatomyositis MeSH
Tinea Versicolor MeSH
DeCS ID: 8464
Unique ID: D008290
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Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2020/05/27
Malassezia - Preferred
Concept UI M0012912
Scope note A mitosporic fungal genus that causes a variety of skin disorders. Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare) causes TINEA VERSICOLOR.
Preferred term Malassezia
Entry term(s) Malassezias
Pityrosporum
Pityrosporums
Malassezia furfur - Narrower
Concept UI M0012913
Preferred term Malassezia furfur
Entry term(s) Malassezia furfurs
Pityrosporum orbiculare
Pityrosporum orbiculares
Pityrosporum ovale
Saccharomyces ovalis
furfur, Malassezia
orbiculares, Pityrosporum



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