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Figure 2: (a) Direct microscopic examination of superficial nail scrapings showing hyaline-branched septate fungal hyphae and a few conidia (Potassium hydroxide, ×40). (b) The texture of Trichophyton rubrum colony. (c) Lactophenol cotton blue preparation of the culture showing typical chlamydoconidia and teardrop-shaped microconidia of Trichophyton rubrum micrograph (Potassium hydroxide, ×40)

Figure 2: (a) Direct microscopic examination of superficial nail scrapings showing hyaline-branched septate fungal hyphae and a few conidia (Potassium hydroxide, ×40). (b) The texture of Trichophyton rubrum colony. (c) Lactophenol cotton blue preparation of the culture showing typical chlamydoconidia and teardrop-shaped microconidia of Trichophyton rubrum micrograph (Potassium hydroxide, ×40)