Human line

FTD Dermatophytes


Two-tube multiplex for detection of Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex; Trichophyton tonsurans/equinum; Trichophyton violaceum; Trichophyton rubrum complex; Microsporum audouinii/canis/ferrugineum and internal control


Multiplex real-time PCR for detection of pathogen genes by TaqMan® technology


First tube multiplex PCR:

  • Trichophyton mentagrophytes complex
  • Trichophyton tonsurans/equinum
  • Trichophyton violaceum
  • internal control

Second tube multiplex PCR:

  • Trichophyton rubrum complex
  • Microsporum audouinii/canis/ferrugineum


This test is for use with nucleic acid from skin scale specimens, plucked hairs, nails, culture or swabs of human origin.


To find out if the extraction method or qPCR thermocycler available in your facility is compatible with FTD assays, please see our full and detailed compatibility list under the “Resources” area or contact


Product availability may vary from country to country and is subject to varying regulatory requirements. Please contact your FTD organization for further details.