From the Life and Activities of Lipophil Yeast Cells Genus Malassezia from anAmbulatory Dermatological Department. I. Circulation of Lipophil Yeast Cellsin the Skin by Pityriasis Versicolor

Authors: B. Ernest 1;  N. Boháčová 2
Authors‘ workplace: DIEKO, kožní ambulance, Plzeň, ředitelka MUDr. V. Mudrová 2Kožní ambulance s. z. z., Praha, MUDr. N. Boháčová 1
Published in: Čes-slov Derm, , 2002, No. 5, p. 203-207


The publication is the introduction to several papers which are based on the investigation of thelife and activities of lipophil yeast cells of the Malassezia genus. The authors detected and explainedvarious functions and phenomena hitherto unknown and not published. In the present work theyprovide evidence that lipophil yeast cells on the epidermal surface in pityriasis versicolor changetheir morphological shapes in a certain rotation, and submit two hitherto unknown forms: the formof aggregation of black fibres and the form of very small blastospores.

Key words:
lipophil yeast cells - genus Malassezia - pityriasis versicolor - morphological shapesrotation

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