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Table 2 Frequency/swab of fungal species isolated from different anatomical districts in five male and five female speckled dwarf tortoises (Chersobius [Homopus] signatus)

From: Health assessment of wild speckled dwarf tortoises, CHERSOBIUS SIGNATUS

Fungal species Eye
(n = 10)
Nose
(n = 10)
Mouth
(n = 10)
Cloaca
(n = 10)
Alternaria spp. 1    
Candida spp.    1 1
Cryptococcus laurentii 1    
Fusarium spp.    1  
Geotrichum spp.     1
Penicillum spp.   1   
Rhodotorula mucilaginosa 1   1  
Rhodotorula rubra 3    1
Trichophyton terrestre    1  
Total fungal isolations 6 1 4 3
Negative 5 9 7 9