Basidiobolus

Basidiobolus

 [bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus]
a genus of perfect fungi of the group Phycomycetes, including B. rana´rum, the cause of entomophthoromycosis basidiobolae.

Basidiobolus

(ba-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs),
A genus of fungi belonging to the class Zygomycetes. Basidiobolus haptosporus has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis (entomophthoramycosis basidiobolae) in humans, especially in Indonesia, tropical Africa, and Southeast Asia.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G. basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

/Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus/ (bah-sid″e-ob´o-lus) a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae, including B. rana´rum, which causes entomophthoromycosis.

Basidiobolus

[bəsid′ē·ob′ələs]
Etymology: Gk., basis, foundation + bolos, a throw
a mainly saprobic genus of fungi of the family Basidiobolaceae. The species B. ranarum causes entomophthoromycosis in humans and horses.

Ba·sid·i·ob·o·lus

(bă-sid'ē-ob'ō-lŭs)
A genus of fungi. B. subcutaneus ranarum has been isolated from cases of zygomycosis; usually it affects the trunk and limbs of children in tropical environments.
[Mod. L. basidium, dim. of G.basis, base, + L. bolus, fr. G. bolos, lump or clod]

Basidiobolus

a genus of fungi of the group Phycomycetes.

Basidiobolus haptosporus, Basidiobolus ranarum
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The most frequently occurring mold species causing harmful mycosis are Absidia, Aspergillus, Basidiobolus ranarum, Cephalosporium, Cladosporium, Fusarium, Mortierella, Mucor, Penicillium, Rhizopus, Scopulariopsis, and Verticillium (Sedlbauer, 2000).
2) Basidiobolus ranarum is a chronic inflammatory disease restricted to subcutaneous tissue of the limbs, chest, back, or buttocks, primarily seen in children and males.
Basidiobolomycosis is a rare disease caused by the fungus Basidiobolus ranarum, an environmental saprophyte found worldwide.
The 2 principal species responsible for most of these infections are Basidiobolus ranarum and Conidiobolus coronatus.
Basidiobolus ranarum organisms generally do not invade blood vessels and rarely disseminate.
Preliminary studies of the antifungal activities of some medicinal-plants against basidiobolus and some other pathogenic fungi.
During the past dozen years, there have been 16 cases of gastrointestinal infection with Basidiobolus ranarum, a filamentous fungus previously associated almost exclusively with skin and soft tissue infections in Africa and Southeast Asia, Dr.
Basidiobolus infection, which usually occurs in children after inoculation secondary to trauma, is typically characterized by a gradually enlarging subcutaneous mass or nodule that ultimately may ulcerate.
The main clinical features reported with gastrointestinal Basidiobolus infection are abdominal pain and weight loss; fever is unusual.
An epizootic of cutaneous zygomycosis in cultured dwarf African clawed frogs (Hymenochirus curtipes) due to Basidiobolus ranarum.
And a fungus of the genus Basidiobolus is killing Wyoming toads (Bufo hemiophrys baxteri) in Colorado, Wyoming, and Minnesota.
In the United States an amphibian pathogen (histologically very similar to Batrachochytrium but identified as Basidiobolus ranarum) has been described in wild Wyoming toads (Bufo hemiophrys baxteri) (51) and captive dwarf African clawed frogs (Hymenochirus curtipes) (52).