Dermatophytosis in cats and dogs: a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment

01 May 2019

Moriello, K.

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Dermatophytosis is an infectious and contagious superficial fungal skin disease of dogs and cats. The disease is not life threatening and will resolve without intervention; however, treatment is recommended to shorten the course of infection and limit transmission. This article summarises the major learning points identified in a recent evidence-based review on this disease (Moriello and others 2017).