As a leading company in the field of the drug industry, Creative Biolabs has gained a wealth of good reputation for successfully completed numerous challenges in antifungal drug discovery. Based on our advanced technology platform and experienced scientists, we are able to offer a series of antifungal drug discovery services against tinea barbae.
What is Tinea Barbae?
Tinea barbae, also known as tinea sycosis, is a dermatophytic infection that involves the hairs and skin in the beard and mustache areas, which generally affects only adult men. Frequently, the tinea barbae transmission commonly occurs through contact of an infected animal to the skin of a human, but rarely through human to human contact.
The commonly observed causative agents causing tinea barbae are zoophilic dermatophytes, and several are anthropophilic organisms as follows:
Fig.1 Infection of tinea barbae.
Symptoms and Treatment
Typical symptoms of tinea barbae are a pimple or blister amongst affected area, swelling and redness around infected area, as well as red and lumpy skin on the infected area. In the clinic, the tinea barbae can be divided into deep infection and superficial infection.
Diagnosis and Prevention
The treatment varies with the severity of the tinea barbae infections, topical medications are enough to treat mild cases. For more serious cases, oral antifungal medications are recommended. Medications used for the treatment of tinea barbae are Fluconazole, Itraconazole, and Terbinafine.
Types of Dermatophytosis Studied by Creative Biolabs
As a part of our antifungal drug research, Creative Biolabs has abundant and professional experience in dermatophytosis research. Our professional scientists will work closely with our customers and provide you with high-quality, flexible, and cost-effective services. Besides Tinea Barbae, other types of dermatophytosis are also within our scope of service.
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