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Malassezia (formerly known as Pityrosporum) is a genus of related fungi, classified as yeasts, naturally found on the skin surfaces of many animals including humans. It can cause hypopigmentation on the trunk and other locations in humans if it becomes an opportunistic infection. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

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Part Display Name
Malassezia furfur
Part Type
Component (Describes the core component or analyte measured)
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M furfur

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Tag Language Translation
zh-CN Chinese (China) 糠秕马拉色菌
fr-CA French (Canada) Malassezia furfur
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) Malassezia furfur
es-ES Spanish (Spain) Malassezia furfur
it-IT Italian (Italy) Malassezia furfur
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) Malassezia furfur
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) Malassezia furfur
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) Malassezia furfur
fr-BE French (Belgium) Malassezia furfur
Synonyms: Pityrosporum ovale