Host-driven subspeciation in hedgehog fungus, Trichophyton erinacei, an emerging cause of human dermatophytosis

Adéla Čmoková, Miroslav Kolařík, Jacques Guillot, Veronica Risco-Castillo, Francisco Javier Cabañes, Pietro Nenoff, Silke Uhrlaß, Radim Dobiáš, Naďa Mallátová, Takashi Yaguchi, Rui Kano, Ivana Kuklová, Pavlína Lysková, Karel Mencl, Petr Hamal, Vit Hubka & Andrea Peano
Trichophyton erinacei is a main cause of dermatophytosis in hedgehogs and is increasingly reported from human infections worldwide. This pathogen was originally described in the European hedgehog (Erinaceus europaeus) but is also frequently found in the African four-toed hedgehog (Atelerix albiventris), a popular pet animal worldwide. Little is known about the taxonomy and population genetics of this pathogen despite its increasing importance in clinical practice. Notably, whether there are different populations or even cryptic species...

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