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Descriptor in English: Malassezia
Descriptor in Spanish: Malassezia
Descriptor in Portuguese: Malassezia
Descriptor in French: Malassezia
Entry term(s): Malassezia furfur
Malassezia furfurs
Malassezias
Pityrosporum
Pityrosporum orbiculare
Pityrosporum orbiculares
Pityrosporums
furfur, Malassezia
orbiculares, Pityrosporum
Tree number(s): B01.300.381.522
B01.300.930.574
Scope note: A mitosporic fungal genus that causes a variety of skin disorders. Malassezia furfur (Pityrosporum orbiculare) causes TINEA VERSICOLOR.
Annotation: infection: coord IM with DERMATOMYCOSES (IM) or TINEA VERSICOLOR (IM)
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
DeCS UI: 8464
Descriptor UI: D008290
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/06/28
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
furfur, Malassezia
orbiculares, Pityrosporum



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