Dermatophytosis in cats and dogs: a practical guide to diagnosis and treatment
01 May 2019
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).