successful treatment of nasal sporotrichosis in a dog.sporotrichosis is an uncommon mycosis of dogs caused by sporothrix schenckii. this report details the diagnosis and treatment of intranasal sporotrichosis in a dog presented for a loss of smell, sneezing, and nasal congestion. following 6 months of itraconazole treatment, a computed tomography scan showed a complete resolution of previously identified abnormalities.200717494369
lymphocutaneous and nasal sporotrichosis in a dog from southern italy: case report.sporotrichosis is a chronic, granulomatous and usually lymphocutaneous infection of humans and animals caused by the dimorphic fungus, sporothrix schenckii. this study reports a case of lymphocutaneous and nasal sporotrichosis in a hunting dog with a three month history of non-healing skin lesions. cytological examination of nasal discharge and of the material collected from ulcerated skin surfaces showed a few cigar-shaped organisms within macrophages. fungal cultures of nasal and ulcerated ski ...200717294354
in vitro susceptibility of isolates of sporothrix schenckii to amphotericin b, itraconazole, and terbinafine: comparison of yeast and mycelial forms.forty-three clinical isolates of sporothrix schenckii derived from humans and animals were evaluated in vitro for their susceptibility to amphotericin b, itraconazole, and terbinafine. mics were determined by the method of micro dilution in liquid media, using protocols m27-a2 for the yeast form and m38-a for the mycelial form, both standardized by the clinical laboratory standards institute. in general, higher mics were found for the mycelial form (intervals of up to two dilutions). in the case ...200617110976
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