European Journal of Dermatology

, Volume 26, Issue 6, pp 621–622 | Cite as

Two family members with skin infection due to Dermatophilus congolensis: a case report and literature review

  • Guillaume Ghislain Aubin
  • Aurélie Guillouzouic
  • Catherine Chamoux
  • Didier Lepelletier
  • Sébastien Barbarot
  • Stéphane Corvec
Correspondence
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guillaume Ghislain Aubin
    • 1
    • 2
  • Aurélie Guillouzouic
    • 1
  • Catherine Chamoux
    • 1
  • Didier Lepelletier
    • 1
    • 2
  • Sébastien Barbarot
    • 3
  • Stéphane Corvec
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Bacteriology and Hygiene UnitNantes University HospitalNantesFrance
  2. 2.EA3826, Laboratory of clinical and experimental therapeutics of infectionsMedicine SchoolNantesFrance
  3. 3.Dermatology UnitNantes University HospitalNantesFrance

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